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The Neuroscience of Change: A Compassion-Based Program for Personal Transformation

Dr. Kelly McGonigal weaves the newest findings of modern science with Eastern contemplative wisdom to give listeners a revolutionary process for personal transformation.

Six sessions provide breakthrough ideas supported by clinical research, guided practices, and real-world exercises for making self-awareness and compassion the basis for meaningful change, choosing deep”wantpower” instead of brute willpower, and dealing with setbacks and the inner critic.

The Practice and Science of Meditation: Upcoming Events with Dr. Richard Davidson, Renowned Neuroscientist

Friday, May 2, 6 – 8:30 PM ~ Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind

Drawing upon his extensive knowledge of the way meditation affects the body, mind, and brain, renowned neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson will discuss what modern research has taught us about the brain’s ability to change and adapt. Dr. Davidson’s research with both novice and long-term meditators has led to exciting discoveries about the ways the practice of meditation can foster a sense of well-being and impact our physical health.  This evening includes a reception before the talk. http://mindfulnessmpls.brownpapertickets.com/

 

Saturday, May 3, 9 AM – 5 PM  ~  Science and Practice of the Meditative Mind

Myoshin KelleyIn this workshop, Professor Davidson and senior Tergar meditation instructor Myoshin Kelley will explore the science and practice of meditation.  Dr. Davidson will share what he has learned studying some of the world’s most experienced meditators and discuss some of the key findings and challenges in the nascent field of contemplative neuroscience. Myoshin Kelley will guide the group through meditation exercises in each session that will provide a direct experience of contemplative meditation practices.  http://mindfulmn.brownpapertickets.com/

Hardwiring Happiness: 7 Essential Strengths for Cultivating Lasting, True Happiness

happiness_bulldogdrummond[2]This FREE online conference is about how to use the power of everyday experiences to build up important strengths and resources for yourself such as mindfulness, compassion, courage, curiosity, and love.

Join neuropsychologist Rick Hanson as he interviews seven top-tier experts that will help you to learn how to face the brain’s negativity bias, take in the good, and hardwire happiness into your brain.

http://www.entheos.com/Hardwiring-Happiness

20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating today – Psychology Today

personal powerGreat news!!!!  New research shows meditation can boost your health, happiness, social life, self-control, brain power, productivity, and it makes you wiser and more real:

 20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today

If your are interested in boosting your health, happiness, and success, we can support you getting started or deepening your meditation practice. Please let us know how we can be helpful to you.