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One Mind, One Heart: Neuroscience and the Yoga of Compassion

January 12-14, 2019
Delve into the brain science of interpersonal neurobiology and explore how the mind is embodied in the brain, nervous system, and relationships.
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The Spiritual Art of Memoir: Discovering the Invisible Thread of Grace

March 29 – 31, 2019
In this workshop, the bones of your spiritual journey will begin to emerge through your writing and in the mirror of the other good people who have come together to make meaning and share the legacy of their life.
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Sacred Connections in Umbria

September 9-15, 2019
Join me next September in gorgeous Umbria, Italy where connecting with nature, reveling in beauty and la dolce vita are alive and well.
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Welcome!  As a Harvard Medical School trained cell biologist and licensed psychologist I know that living your best life is a multidimensional process of caring for body, mind, and soul. Come on in and get practical information ranging from mindfulness to neuroscience; from epigenetics to nutrition; and from ancient wisdom to modern psychology.

Your Daily Inspiration from ‘Pocketful of Miracles’ for January 23, 2019

Patience is the deep faith that the universe is unfolding as it should, even when things are not happening according to our own plans or timetables.

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Listen to Joan read Pocketful of Miracles – a new audio version is available at the following audiobook sellers:

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From Joan’s Blog & Appearances

Celebrate a Rainbow of Traditions – Sacred Santa Fe

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Let’s celebrate a rainbow of spiritual practices! I can’t wait to share some of Santa Fe’s most…

Writing Down the Light

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Fall is on its way, and with it my annual east coast writing retreat at the Kripalu Center for…

The Universe Insists on My Makeover

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Every so often, it's good to change things up, to re-invent ourselves, to grow and to evolve.  Sometimes…