When: Sun., Jan. 13, 9:30 a.m. 2013
What: A Benefit Workshop for The Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom Andrew Dreitcer, Ph.D. Associate Professor at Claremont School of Theology, and James Baraz, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center and author of Awakening Joy, will co-lead a four hour workshop to benefit the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. Hosted by Rick Hanson, Ph.D., the workshop will include presentations, discussion, and internal experiential practices. Topics include: opening the heart without getting drained; how happiness and other positive emotions increase resilience, health, and love; connecting spirituality with worldly action; and how these perspectives and practices involve the brain.