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"Bridging the Science of Emotion with Contemplative Traditions" with Margaret Kemeny (sample)

This teleseminar journeys to the frontiers of stress and healing with Dr. Margaret Kemeny, who is Professor of Psychiatry and director of a joint PhD program in Health Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience between the UCSF and UC Berkeley campuses. She talks with host Marilyn Schlitz, identifying the links between psychological factors, the immune system and health. Dr. Kemeny has made important contributions to our understanding of the ways in which one's thoughts and feelings shape biological responses to stress.

"Transformative Practices" with Fred Luskin

Among transformative practices is the practice of forgiveness. It has been shown to reduce anger, hurt, depression and stress and leads to greater feelings of hope, peace, compassion and self confidence. Forgiveness means you take back your power. You literally say, "My life is mine." When you meet people who have forgiven, you see their power. Forgiveness allows you a fresh start, whether it's a big insult or a small one. It's like a rain coming to a polluted environment. It clears things.

"Getting the Love You Want" with Harville Hendrix

When we meet the person of our dreams, a magical transformation takes place within us. Then, before we know it, that magical connection disappears. Where did it go? Can we get it back? If so, how?

Over three decades of research and clinical practice have led Dr. Hendrix, bestselling author of Getting the Love You Want, to pinpoint the “four non-negotiables” for creating and sustaining a healthy and passionate relationship. These essentials are not only the foundation for personal growth and healing but the core for social transformation.

"The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit" with Azim Khamisa

Over the years, Azim’s harsh experiences in life – personally and in business – has not destroyed him, but inspired him to create even greater, more expansive results in his life. Hear how he did it, and how you too can create incredible results in your life, no matter what has gone before. This presentation follows the book of the same name, co written by Jillian Quinn and published by Random House in February 2009.

"The Gift of Gratitude" with Angeles Arrien

Angeles Arrien invites us to cultivate the power of deep appreciation so that it becomes our foundation for daily living. Integrating the latest findings from social science with stories, prayers, teachings, and perennial wisdom practices from cultures and traditions spanning the globe, Angeles talks with us about engaging in the time honored expression of gratitude. She shares teachings from her forthcoming book, Living in Gratitude.

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