CATEGORY:Other Lectures

TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

DATE: Thursday, March 12, 2015

LOCATION: Cubberley Auditorium, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University, 485 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305 United States

In this lecture, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, will present: “How Compassion and Altruism Create Resilience”. This talk will explore new scientific insights into how cultivating compassion and practicing altruism can increase our well-being during times of stress. This event is an hour-long lecture followed by questions from the audience. The talk will be recorded and posted to CCARE’s YouTube Channel and website  several weeks after the event.

Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University and a leading expert on the mind-body relationship. She has worked with CCARE since 2009, co-authoring the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) course, teaching the first CCT class in 2010, and collaborating on the scientific studies examining how cultivating compassion influences well-being. She is the author of several books, including the upcoming “The Upside of Stress,” “The Neuroscience of Change,” and “Yoga for Pain Relief.” Her popular public courses through Stanford’s Continuing Studies program include “The Science of Mindfulness” and “The Science of Compassion.”

Registration is required for access to seating before the event starts. Non-registrants are still welcome to attend. Any available seats will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis once the event begins.
Doors open at 5:30PM.

UPDATE: Registration for this event is now full. However, we still encourage non-registrants to attend. Registration is only required for access to seating before the event starts. Any available seating after the event begins will be offered on a first come, first-serve basis.

**Kelly McGonigal’s newest book, The Upside of Stress, is now  available for pre-order. Find it in stores May 5.