A Remarkable Gift in These Reactive Times


How "should" we feel in the craziness of the world around us?

The answer might lie in Blue Mind, a joyful, contemplative state that neuroscientists tell us might affect how we age, how we experience today, and even how we might productively engage with our ideological enemies.

Mentioned on this podcast:

Amishi Jha: www.amishi.com

Elissa Epel: www.amecenter.ucsf.edu/elissa-epel

Her book: The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

Dacher Keltner: https://ggsc.kerkeley.edu

His book: Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life

Wallace Nichols: http://wallacejnichols.org

His book: Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

Daniel J. Siegel: http://www.drdansiegel.com

His book: Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence The Great Courses course that includes these lectures: Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

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