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Are You Distracted?  


Are You Distracted? 


On college campuses educators struggle to manage what the Stanford University multitasking researcher, Clifford Nass, describes as a radical shift in the nature of attention.

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Well-Being Foundations of Personal Transformation Program

Well-Being Foundations of Personal Transformation Program

The Well-Being Foundations of Personal Transformation is a powerful and life-transforming 100-hour experiential program that will support and enhance your inner and outer growth process. It is designed for adults of any age – from recent college graduates to mid-lifers to retirees.

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Does Mindfulness Make You More Compassionate?

Does Mindfulness Make You More Compassionate?

Research has started to document empirical evidence of this connection between mindfulness and compassion, consistently finding over the past two decades that mindfulness increases empathy and compassion for others and for oneself.

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Thriving at Work: Using Positivity to Increase Your Success and Career Well-Being

Thriving at Work: Using Positivity to Increase Your Success and Career Well-Being

Positive feelings have a wide variety of workplace benefits including: increased motivation, collegial cooperation, greater perseverance, enhanced creativity, better health (and therefore fewer sick days), better customer and supervisor evaluations, and increased productivity. In this presentation Dr. Beth Cabrera will discuss how positivity leads to thriving at work.

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

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