HOW TO BE MORE OPTIMISTIC

HOW TO BE MORE OPTIMISTIC

The Power of Positivity Harness the power of positive mind states. One of the most exciting and important findings in the last decade of psychology is from Dr. Fredrickson’s research at University of North Carolina. She has developed what she calls the “Broaden and...
BREAKING THROUGH RACISM: SEEING THE PERSON BEYOND THE LABEL

BREAKING THROUGH RACISM: SEEING THE PERSON BEYOND THE LABEL

We are hard-wired to be racists— neuroimaging studies show that in the first few milliseconds before it even reaches conscious awareness, everyone notices race. Humans are relentless categorizers—native/immigrant, white/black, straight/gay, good/bad, friend/foe. When...
HUNT FOR THE GOOD THIS SUMMER

HUNT FOR THE GOOD THIS SUMMER

This week we focus on taking in the good that already exists in your life. Taking in the Good is a powerful and simple practice and is one of my favorite practices, because it requires doing nothing except shifting attention. It is economical–you get more out of the...
SPRING SESSIONS AT STANFORD

SPRING SESSIONS AT STANFORD

As the winter months come to an end, springtime is the perfect opportunity to reinvigorate your routine and re-focus on future goals and personal aspirations. During April and May, we’ll be leading two seminars at Stanford University. The first is a 4-week course that...