Lifestyle and Emotional Well-Being, with Dr. Andrew Weil

source: Big Think 2013-06-14
Anxiety and depression are widespread in the first world, but virtually unknown in agrarian societies. Why are people in developed nations increasingly unhappy? In this introduction to his Big Think Mentor (http://goo.gl/kVXvR) workshop on Spontaneous Happiness, Dr. Andrew Weil teaches a program designed to protect and enhance emotional well-being through a holistic approach to retraining body, mind, and spirit.

In this workshop, you'll learn to:
- Take a holistic and realistic approach to unlocking "spontaneous happiness." - Integrate Eastern and Western approaches to positive psychology.
- Use specific breathing exercises and meditations designed to develop mindfulness
- Optimize your diet to support emotional well-being
- Build physical habits that support emotional well-being