Events: 2nd November 2019

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Stanford Depression Research Clinic Currently Recruiting for ASCERTAIN-TRD Study

November 02, 2019 | 12:00am

Augmentation versus Switch: Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-Responders with Treatment Resistant Depression (ASCERTAIN-TRD) The Stanford Depression Research Clinic is seeking people with major depressive disorder (MDD) to participate in a new research study.  If you are between the ages of 18 and 80, currently depressed, and have a history of trying …
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Contemplation By Design Summit

November 02, 2019 | 08:00am

Free events will be offered Oct. 30 – Nov. 8, 2019 to further balance, tranquility, resilience, and creative excellence. CBD Summit participants will have the opportunity to take a break from their high-level output of productivity and innovation in order to rest and renew the mind-body-spirit. The full 2019 Summit schedule will be posted at: …
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1 to 1,000 Grains: A Mindful Holistic Process for Equity, Inclusion and Well-Being

November 02, 2019 | 09:00am

At the non-profit 1 to 1,000 Grains we follow a novel, multi-faceted strategy for confronting adverse trends in physical and financial health within low-income communities. Our affirmative coaching empowers families with actionable knowledge; achieves sustained impact with accountability; and is grounded in trust built upon long-term commitments to the communities we partner with. In this, …
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The Gokhale Method: No More Aches and Pains

November 02, 2019 | 09:30am

Improving posture and movement is one of the simplest and most powerful ways of reducing pain, elevating mood, and improving performance. The Gokhale Method uses personalized coaching and cutting-edge technology to transform the way you sit, stand, walk, and exercise. You will use the recently invented Gokhale Spine Tracker™ wearable to get a real-time read …
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Acupuncture and Acupressure Self-Care Skills for Contemplative Practice

November 02, 2019 | 09:45am

We will discuss the history of acupuncture and the origins of acupressure. Participants will learn the basic theory underlying Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is the basis of most of the acupuncture practiced in the United States. We will teach practical self-care acupressure points for relieving tension and stress; and demonstrate acupuncture technique on a few …
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Body Mapping Workshop

November 02, 2019 | 09:45am

Body Mapping is a creative tool that combines self-reflection with artistic expression to develop a visual ‘map’ of one’s life story. In this workshop, a partner will trace an outline of your body onto a life-size canvas or paper. Guided by a meditation designed to honor your past, present, and future, you will use paint, …
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Growing Our Resilience

November 02, 2019 | 10:30am

Failure is a great teacher. And along with setbacks and rejection, it can be a source of great sorrow and distress. With every disappointing grade or performance evaluation, rejection email, or broken ankle, we can grow our resilience, but it takes conscious effort. This workshop will help you identify some of the tools you can …
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Acupuncture and Acupressure Self-Care Skills for Contemplative Practice

November 02, 2019 | 11:10am

We will discuss the history of acupuncture and the origins of acupressure. Participants will learn the basic theory underlying Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is the basis of most of the acupuncture practiced in the United States. We will teach practical self-care acupressure points for relieving tension and stress; and demonstrate acupuncture technique on a few …
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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence

November 02, 2019 | 12:15pm

In this workshop we will explore and experience the ways in which our inner subjective lives, our interpersonal relationships, and our objective empirical knowledge can be woven together to illuminate the importance for meaning, connection, and equanimity in our lives. We’ll explore the notion that the mind may be an “emergent process” that arises from …
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CBD 2019: Yoga Breathing for Contemplative Practices with Swami Ramananda

November 02, 2019 | 03:45pm

The ancient masters of Yoga designed this science of contemplative practices primarily for the purpose of leading us into deeper, more subtle levels of our being, and ultimately to experience fully a source of profound peace within us. This workshop will examine how we can use Yoga breathing practices to bring health and vitality to …