Spotlight: How Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence Are Crucial to Living Well

POSTED June 23, 2021 IN

We are constantly bombarded with opportunities to distract ourselves from truly living in the present moment. In this bewilderment of diversions we often find ourselves in a state of worry and stress. Specially selected from the New Dimensions archive of programs, these programs from four wisdom leaders highlight practical ways to bring our minds back to the moment that is rich with meaning and wonder.

Daniel GolemanAppreciating Emotional Intelligence
with Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.

Program 2548
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Intelligence is more than IQ. Goleman demonstrates how our view of human intelligence is far too narrow and does not take into consideration what he calls “emotional intelligence.” This dialogue provides solid advice about handling the pitfalls of emotionality and expands our understanding of how we learn. Read more »

Tim RyanMindfulness Practice: Slowing Down — Tapping Into Our Inner Resources
with Congressman Tim Ryan

Program 3465
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As a Congressman, Ryan has a dream for America which includes healthcare for all, a sustainable eco-system, one that fosters creativity at the highest levels, and time to connect with family and friends. He sees us slowing down and becoming more kind and more aware. To help us do this, he advocates training ourselves in mindfulness awareness. Read more »

James Baraz

Joy And Happiness Are An Inside Job
with James Baraz

Program 3377
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Life is not a destination; it is a fluid movement. It takes practice to overcome the daily stresses that make us dense, concretized, and armored. Baraz gives us many steps that we can take to help life move through us as a blessing and shares several simple but effective meditations to help each of us be more present and more joyful in our life.  Read more »

Ronald AlexanderNavigating Crisis With Mindfulness Practices
with Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. 

Program 3458
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How may we use mindfulness practices to overcome crises? Here Alexander shares his innovative program for using mindfulness meditation, creative thinking, and cutting-edge positive psychology tools to transform times of crisis into opportunities for greater personal awareness, clarity, and creativity.  Read more »

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