Compassion and Joy from Christian and Buddhist Perspectives
12/02/2012

Opening the heart without getting drained; how happiness and other positive emotions increase resilience, health, and love; connecting personal spirituality with worldly action; and how these perspectives and practices involve the brain.

Online PR News – 02-December-2012 – San Rafael, California – 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 on Sunday, January 13, 2013.

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 personal spirituality with worldly action; and how these perspectives
and practices involve the brain.
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The Wellspring Institute publishes the Wise Brain Bulletin, offers all the great
resources at WiseBrain.org, and hosts the Skillful Means wiki (methods for
psychological and spiritual growth). Registration is $50. For tickets please go to:
http://tickets.marincenter.org/eventperformances.asp?evt=55

It’s happening on Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm in San Rafael,
CA at the Marin Showcase Theatre, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903.