Events: 29th October 2020

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)_1250768

September 22, 2020 | 07:00pm

This class is co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in Western culture, that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects on one’s life. This 8-week online class is modeled on the program taught …
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Weight Management – Starting the Journey_1250798

October 19, 2020 | 05:00pm

This 6-week online engagement program will help you take the first steps in the process of changing life-long habits related to nutrition, physical activity, weight management, and stress management. Through setting and implementing small goals around lifestyle practices, you will begin to see sustainable improvements in your health, enjoy improved interpersonal relationships, and experience increased …
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Relaxing Into Sleep – How Our Days Affect Our Nights_1250767

October 20, 2020 | 12:00pm

Discover how the simple practice of mindfulness can help transform your lifestyle habits in order to set the stage for a peaceful night’s sleep. In this 3-session online class, we will review core aspects of wellness — sound sleep, stress reduction, consistent exercise, and healthy eating — and learn how the establishment of these fundamental …
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Thriving Through Change and Life’s Transitions_1250785

October 22, 2020 | 12:00pm

Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. – Tom Stoppard Any major life transition can bring a bundle of mixed emotions: concerns about letting go and of loss; uneasiness around process and the unknown; and curiosity and hope for new beginnings. We know change is a constant in life, but the way …
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Building a Positive Relationship with Food – Break the Stress Eating Cycle_1250762

October 22, 2020 | 03:00pm

Eating is a vital activity, meant to nourish and support our bodies. But often we can eat for other reasons – to fit in at social situations, relieve stress, satisfy cravings, or try to make ourselves feel better. This emotional and mindless eating can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food. In this online engagement …
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Meditations for Inner Peace and Sustained Resilience_1250787

October 23, 2020 | 12:00pm

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. – Dalai Lama When we are faced with difficulties, it is easy to spiral into negative thinking, anxiety, and stress over circumstances that are out of our control. One tool that is in our control is the practice of meditation, which research has …
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Traditional Oriental Medicine Level 2 – Emotional Healing with Qigong and Acupressure_1250761

October 26, 2020 | 05:45pm

Building on the foundation created in the Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) Level 1, this course will provide self-care skills for health enrichment and healing on the emotional level. In this weeklong engagement course, you will learn TOM techniques for resolving and releasing negative emotions, using new qigong movements, meditations, and healing sounds. Discover how to …
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Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

October 29, 2020 | 12:00am

Stanford Libraries presents Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford, on view October 19, 2020, through May 9, 2021, in the Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda, Green Library Bing Wing. The exhibition celebrates the David Bacon Photography Archive, recently acquired in January of 2019 by Stanford Libraries’ Special Collections. A union organizer for two …
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Stanford Depression Research Clinic – Treatment Resistant Depression with Suicidal Ideation Study

October 29, 2020 | 12:00am

A new study funded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is recruiting people currently experiencing symptoms of depression and suicidal thoughts. All eligible will receive one infusion of Ketamine followed by 4 weeks of a medication or placebo. You may be eligible to participate in this 6-week study if you are between 18-70 years …
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Cancer & COVID-19 Community Town Hall

October 29, 2020 | 03:30pm

Para leer en español, haga clic aquí y registrarse abajo. Join Stanford Cancer Institute | Community Outreach & Engagement for a town hall designed for the local and regional community to provide education about the impact of COVID-19 and cancer. Topics will include: Cancer Screening and Prevention Cancer Patients and Survivors Cancer Patient Finances Questions can be submitted in advance here or live during the …