Colleen Alexander: Gratitude in Motion
March 18, 2018
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Michael Greger, MD
How Not to Die
According to Dr. Michael Greger, the vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. Dr. Greger examined the 15 top causes of death in America and believes that nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes be more beneficial than pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help prevent and reverse these diseases. Dr. Greger discusses which foods to eat and which lifestyle changes to make in order to live longer. Dr. Greger is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on clinical nutrition. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, How Not to Die.
Pilar Jennings, PhD
Heal A Wounded Heart
Challenged by the limitations of her training to respond effectively to childhood trauma, Dr. Pilar Jennings took the unconventional path of integrating traditional therapy with Buddhist practices. She discusses why she implemented this approach and the benefits she has seen with her patients. Dr Jennings is a psychoanalyst in private practice with a focus on the clinical applications of Buddhist meditation. She is the author of the book To Heal a Wounded Heart: The Transformative Power of Buddhism and Psychotherapy in Action.
Sarah E. Ball
Fearless in 21 Days
In the summer of 2013, family and friends watched helplessly as Sarah E. Ball was abruptly taken captive by a severe anxiety and panic disorder that left her bedridden for months. Those around her were shocked because she had always been a very strong, dependable woman. With time and perseverance, this wife and mother of five healed and has since been on a mission to pull the next person out of the pit. Sarah shares the intimate details of her breakdown and recovery offers hope to those affected by mental illness. Sarah is the author of Fearless in 21 Days: A Survivors Guide to Overcoming Anxiety.