CBD 2023: iPause #9: Cultivating your Inner Wisdom and Intuition with Helen Weng, PhD

October 30, 2023 | 8:45pm - 9:30pm

Learn meditation practices to access your inner wisdom by compassionately listening to your inner voice and body. Come to this practice with a certain question or issue in mind, and see if creating the space for deep listening to your body provides clarity and guidance.

This keynote is part of a two-session series featuring Helen Weng offered as part of the 2023 Contemplation by Design Summit. Attendees are encouraged to register for one or all of the sessions. 
The second session is on November 3, and is titled Transforming Heart and Mind: Developing inclusive approaches to studying the neuroscience of meditation with Helen Weng, PhD

Helen Weng, PhD, is a researcher at the Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist who studies how compassion and mindfulness meditation may cultivate social and emotional health. She has advanced the neuroscience of meditation by developing inclusive approaches to studying diverse mental states and meditators using individualized machine learning applied to functional MRI and community engagement. Dr. Weng has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, UCSF, and the Mind and Life Institute, and her work has been covered by NPR, the Huffington Post, and the New York Times. She had the honor of presenting work to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2012 and 2016, and in 2019, Dr. Weng was named one of the Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement by Mindful Magazine.

CBD 2023: iPause #9: Cultivating your Inner Wisdom and Intuition with Helen Weng is part of the free Contemplation by Design Summit, Oct. 24- Nov. 3, 2023.

The full Summit schedule is posted at: http://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit. All events are FREE and online.

Registration opens September 12, 2023