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 where he currently
works on humanitarian projects. He is an active participant in the
current scientific research on meditation and the brain.
[techtags: happiness, neuroscience, meditation, NLP, radical change group]