How to Be Wise About Stress: A Unique Workshop From the ACADEMi of Life
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What once began as a meditation on mortality after the loss of her husband has led NPR reporter Margot Adler (All Things Considered) into a deep dissection of our cultural fascination with vampires. Reading more than 270 vampire-centric novels as part of her research, Adler found herself exploring issues of power, politics, morality and identity -- coming to a number of fascinating conclusions about our obsession with these undead creatures along the way. Her resulting book, Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side, is a literate, thought-provoking and imaginative piece of work. Following the evening's conversation, Adler will be available to sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase at the event. Learn More
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“Dr. Eva Selhub shows how, through very precise biological mechanisms, love heals us.” — Deepak Chopra
Watch Dr. Selhub’s video, “The Good News About Fear and Stress”
At this 5-hour workshop, students will learn to use stress to their advantage and:
-Maintain balance in the face of stress
-Find your flow and achieve resilience
-Shift into a positive mind and body physiological state
-Work with honesty and integrity
-Inspire at work and at home
You will learn how to change the body’s physiology quickly and lastingly through the deliberate evocation of a series of biochemical reactions in the body that lower blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and adrenaline levels, and counteract the unhealthy effects of fear and stress in the moment and over time.
Eva M. Selhub, M.D., is a Clinical Associate of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She has a private practice and is a clinical instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Selhub has lectured throughout the United States and Europe and is an executive coach, helping professionals from all over the globe to optimize leadership skills and achieve even greater success.
She is the author of The Love Response and she has been published in medical journals and featured in national publications including The New York Times, USA Today, Self, Shape, Fitness, and Journal of Woman’s Health, and has appeared on radio and television in connection with her work. Her new book Your Brain on Nature was featured in the June issue of O Magazine.
About the Ticket Supplier: The ACADEMi of LifeThe ACADEMi of Life is a place of higher learning offering a fascinating look at human nature through discussions of life's large questions around family, love, work, money and living.
The purpose of The ACADEMi of Life is to deliver conversational events to stimulate thinking, to deepen our lives and our understanding of ourselves, making the world a better place.