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Marital Status and Longevity: Gender Matters
Dr. Howard S. Friedman discusses his research, including positive traits and characteristics that lead to longevity as well as emerging findings busting common myths about healthy aging. This lecture is part of the Frank B. Roehr Memorial Lecture Series.
UC San Diego Commencement 2017 with The Dalai Lama
The 14th Dalai Lama, a 1989 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the keynote address at UC San Diego's 2017 commencement ceremony. His talk centered on the power of compassion and finding happiness in life. He urged the graduates to use their knowledge to better the world in peaceful ways. Recorded on 6/17/2017.
Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in Our World - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, becoming the first Nobel laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems. He addressed an audience at UC San Diego focusing on love and kindness among humanity. He urged compassion and sharing each other's problems as one human family to overcome the distance and violence in the world. Recorded on 06/17/2017.
Why Calmness is Important
Dr. Paul Ekman speaks with the Dalai Lama about the importance of a calm mind. Dr. Eve Ekman has been collaborating with her father, Dr. Paul Ekman, and the Dalai Lama on their "Atlas of Emotions" project, based on a survey of 248 leading emotion researchers.
The Neurobiology of Empathy and Compassion: Dr. Bill Mobley, Sages & Scientists 2016
Learn how neuroscience can transform lives and our world through the study of empathy and compassion. By increasing self-awareness through feedback paradigms, Dr. Bill Mobley of UC San Diego explains that we, as a population, can become more empathetic and compassionate. Recorded on 09/10/2016.
Resilient Love in a Time of Hate: A Discussion with David Kim and Sunni Patterson
New Orleans native Sunni Patterson is an internationally-known Def poetry artist and activist. She is joined in a conversation with George Lipsitz and David Kim about her music and poetry, and her life reaching, teaching and healing. Recorded on 10/05/2016.
Gratitude and Wellbeing in Military Veterans with Paul J. Mills -- The UC Wellbeing Channel
Paul J. Mills, the director of the Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine, speaks to military veterans about the positive impacts of being thankful in everyday life. Among the benefits -- successful aging, better sleep, stress reduction, and a drop in depression, anxiety and fatigue.
Dr. Eve Ekman discusses the common phenomenon known as "burnout", explaining what it is and why it's significant.
Dr. Eve Ekman deconstructs empathy and explains how being empathetic can better you personally and professionally.
The Alchemy of Empathy: Transforming Stress into Meaning at Work
Eve Ekman looks at the areas of meaning, empathy and burnout and how to manage stress in a work environment. Recorded on 06/09/2016.
What Are Emotions?
Dr. Eve Ekman gives a clinical definition of emotion, including their utility as we understand it, how they arise in the mind, and the ways various emotions are felt in different people.
Dr. Eve Ekman discusses the ways people typically interact with their emotions, especially negative ones, and which of these ways has been shown to be most effective.
Forgiving Yourself - 30 Days of Intent #18
Iman Crosson and Natalie Spilger continue their work with spiritual psychology and learn a tool for how to practice self-forgiveness.
Love and the Brain - Super Brain with Rudy Tanzi
What happens in your brain when you fall in love?
Were We Born to Love? - The Rabbit Hole with Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra explains why we need to look past the limited views of ourselves to feel completely loved. Do you feel completely loved and completely lovable?
The Cycles of Abuse
Best-selling author Dr. Deepak Chopra speaks on the evolution and cyclicality of abusive relationships, as well as the ways this may affect an individual in the early stages of development. He also explores the effects of a positive presence on a victim of abuse.
Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder can feel crippling, but as Dr. Murray Stein explains, there exists a variety of treatment options that can help someone suffering with Social Anxiety disorder feel comfortable in social settings.
Shyness vs. Social Anxiety Disorder
Dr. Murray Stein summarizes social anxiety disorder, explains how to recognize it, and speaks on how it is distinct from common shyness.
The Transpersonal Nature of Consciousness
Dr. Deepak Chopra, author of "Super Genes", explains that consciousness should not be understood as individuated and personal, rather it should be viewed as shared and communal, both between people and between species.
Caring for the Caregiver: Fight Caregiver Stress and Prevent Burnout
Brent T. Mausbach, PhD examines the role of the caregiver for dementia patients. Learn about the psychological, emotional, and physical consequences of caregiving and what can be done to mitigate their impact. Recorded on 6/24/2015.
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