Commonwealth National Podcast

Science and Practice of Mindfulness Meditation in Sports, Work and Life

Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 6:00pm JoAnn Dahlkoetter, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Coach for Five Olympic Gold Medal Athletes; Author, Your Performing Edge Philippe Goldin, Ph.D., Psychology, Neuroscience; Assistant Professor, UC-Davis; Researcher, Stanford; Developer, Google's Mindfulness Trainings Meditation is embraced by world-class athletes, Fortune 500 corporations and by public figures such as Warren Buffet, Oprah Winfrey, Clint Eastwood and Rupert Murdoch. This ancient practice is often used to improve mindfulness, spirituality and to reduce stress, but is it something worth including in your day to day or just another spiritual/religious paradigm? Our panelists will discuss the underlying science of meditation and answer your questions about improving your happiness as well as your physical, mental and emotional performance. At the end, we’ll all have an opportunity to try it.