Mind, Body, Spirit Medicine

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 Mind, Body, Spirit Medicine (Video 86 mins)

Nearly half the US populations turns to complementary, alternative and integrative practices to maintain or improve their health. UCSF's Dr. Kevin Barrows, of the Osher Centre for Integrative Medicine, explores the concept of mindfulness in healing.

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 Change your Mind Change your Brain: The Inner Conditions for Authentic Happiness (Video 59 mins)

If happiness is an inner state, influenced by external conditions but not dependent on them, how can we achieve it? Ricard will examine the inner and outer factors that increase or diminish our sense of well-being, dissect the underlying mechanisms of happiness, and lead us to a way of looking at the mind itself based on his book, Happiness: A Guide to Life's Most Important Skill and from the research in neuroscience on the effect of mind-training on the brain.??Speaker Bio: Matthieu Ricard, a gifted scientist turned Buddhist monk, is a best selling author, translator, and photographer. He has lived and studied in the Himalayas for the last 35 years.

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 The Health Benefits of Tai Chi: Art and Science (Video 52 mins)

Dr. Paul Lam, a practicing physician and Tai Chi master for more than 30 years, provides an overview of the ancient art of Tai Chi, and discusses the scientific evidence for its health benefits.

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