Brain Balance: Friendships: More Important than Nutrition and Not Smoking?

July 8, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Online Event
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Brain Balance: Friendships: More Important than Nutrition and Not Smoking? @ Online Event

Brain Balance: A Molecular Biologist Takes on Stress
As we coordinate care for ourselves or others – especially during uncertain times, stress can be our greatest enemy. John Medina, PhD, affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine and author of Brain Rules, shares key research-backed strategies for powerfully dealing with stress; subject-specific experts give us practical ways to implement these tested methods into our everyday lives.

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#1 – Stress 101: Healthy Stress vs Dangerous Stress
Wednesday, June 3 | 11:30 am PST
What is the difference between dangerous vs healthy stress? Walk through a three-step protocol for dealing with the dangerous type, inspired by the work of psychologist Martin Seligman, Jeansok Kim and David Diamond.
Marden Nochez, MD, MBA
Management Consultant
Profile | Website

#2 – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Does Meditation Really Work?
Wednesday, June 10 | 11:30 am PST
Jon Kabat-Zinn designed a now well-researched method of mindfulness that when followed specifically has powerful outcomes.
Sandy Powers
Life Coach, Author
Website | Facebook | Profile

#3 – Sleep: Tested Tools for Better Rest
Wednesday, June 17 | 11:30 am PST
The internet is littered with blogs explaining the best way to get sleep. But, how important is it really for stress? And, what do we actually know about getting better sleep?
Benjamin Surmi, MsG
Social Gerontologist
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#4 – Gratitude: Evidence-Based Gratitude Techniques
Wednesday, June 24 | 11:30 am PST
Not just for greeting cards – Dr. Medina reviews evidence for gratitude practices researched by Martin Seligman. We’ll review with an author who intentionally practiced kindness for a year.
Donna Cameron
Author, A Year of Living Kindly
Profile | Website

#5 – Fitness and Forest Bathing: In a Gym or Outside
Wednesday, July 1 | 11:30 am PST
Everyone says exercise is important for stress. But, how helpful is it? What kind of exercise changes stress’ impact on the mind?
Michael Stein-Ross
Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide
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#6 – Friendships: More Important than Nutrition and Not Smoking?
Wednesday, July 8 | 11:30 am PST
Social interactions – whether in-person or virtual – do more for our health, longevity and stress management than most people realize. It may be more important than the way you eat and whether or not you smoke! Get the facts.
Amy Schmidt
Networking Trainer, Publisher
Profile | Website | Facebook

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