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DAY 3 - March 3, 2017

Judson Brewer

The Craving Mind: Why we Get Hooked and How we can Break Bad Habits

Judson Brewer, M.D. Ph.D., is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined nearly 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He is the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at UMass Medical School. Dr. Brewer has developed novel mindfulness programs for habit change (e.g. www.goeatrightnow.com), and studied the underlying brain mechanisms. His work has been featured on 60 minutes, at TED, TEDMED, TEDx, in Time magazine, Forbes, Businessweek, NPR and the BBC among others. He is the author of the book, The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits.


In this session, Judson will cover:

  • How habits are formed and perpetuated.
  • Why it is that mindfulness can help us step out of our old habits.
  • How we can tap into our own reward-based learning processes through curiosity.
  • How mindfulness can change our default brain patterns.

Free gift: A Chapter Excerpt from On Flow

Jonathan Schooler and Michael Mrazek

Cultivating Human Potential Through Mindfulness Research and Education

Jonathan earned his BA at Hamilton College in 1981 and his Ph.D. at the University of Washington in 1987. He joined the psychology faculty of the University of Pittsburgh as an assistant professor that same year and became a research scientist at Pittsburgh's Learning Research and Development Center. Named a full professor in 2001, he moved on to the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2004 as professor of psychology, Canada Research Chair in Social Cognitive Science, and senior investigator at UBC's Brain Research Centre. In 2007 he joined the faculty at UCSB. Jonathan pursues research on consciousness, memory, the relationship between language and thought, problem-solving, and decision-making. He is particularly interested in exploring phenomena that intersect between the empirical and the philosophical such as how fluctuations in people’s awareness of their experience mediate mind-wandering and how exposing individuals to philosophical positions alters their behavior. A fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, he was also an Osher Fellow at the Exploratorium Science Museum in San Francisco. His work has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Unilever Corporation, the Center for Consciousness Studies, the Office of Educational Research, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Research, the Bial Foundation, and the Bower Foundation. He currently is on the editorial boards of Consciousness and Cognition and Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Dr. Schooler is the author or co-author of more than one hundred papers published in scientific journals or edited volumes and was the editor (with J.C. Cohen) of Scientific Approaches to Consciousness, which was published in 1997 by Lawrence Erlbaum.


Michael Mrazek, Ph.D. is the Director of Research at the University of California's Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential. Michael's research identifies innovative ways to reveal the full transformative potential of mindfulness training. He explores how much a person can change under ideal circumstances by leading evidence-based min
dfulness training initiatives and examining their impact on cognitive abilities, physiology, brain dynamics, gene expression, and well-being. Another focus of his work is deter
mining the optimal ways to integrate mindfulness into K-12 schools. Michael also designs and teaches research-based mindfulness retreats, as well as an academic course on the s
cience and practice of mindfulness. His work has been featured widely in international pr
ess, appearing in dozens of outlets including the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, Forbes, and Men's Health.

In this session, Jonathan and Michael will cover:

  • The cutting edge mindfulness research happening today.
  • How the science of mindfulness can inform our daily lives, our businesses and organizations.
  • How the science of mindfulness can improve our human potential and increase well-being in all areas of life.

Kristin Neff

Why Having Self-compassion Makes Us Better Leaders

Kristin Neff is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion over a decade ago. In addition to writing numerous academic articles and book chapters on the topic, she is author of the book "Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself," released by William Morrow. In conjunction with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer, she has developed an empirically supported eight-week training program called Mindful Self-Compassion, and offers workshops on self-compassion worldwide.

In this session, Kristin will cover:

  • How self-compassion increases motivation and is a more effective motivator than self-criticism.
  • How self-compassion improves coping with stress, and is a source of strength in challenging circumstances.
  • The difference between self-compassion and self-esteem will be discussed, including how self-compassion avoids the pitfalls of self-esteem.

Free gift: Self-compassionate Body Scan

DAY 2 - March 2, 2017

Dan Harris

How to wake up 10% Happier and be more engaged

Dan Harris is co-anchor of both Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News. Before that, he was the anchor of the Sunday edition of World News. He regularly contributes stories for such shows as Nightline, 20/20, World News with David Muir and the weekday edition of GMA.

Harris has reported from all over the planet, covering wars in Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine and Iraq, and producing investigative reports in Haiti, Cambodia, and the Congo. He has also spent many years covering America's faith scene, with a focus on evangelicals.

After having a nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan found meditation and then wrote  10% Happier, as a way to convince fellow skeptics to give the practice a shot.

Dan has been at ABC News for 15 years. Before that, he was in local news in Boston and Maine. He grew up outside of Boston and currently lives with his wife, Bianca, and baby boy, Alexander, in New York City.

In this session, Dan will cover:

  • How to GET  STARTED
  • How to Drop any preconceptions you may have. Am I too "Type A" to meditate? How do I know if I'm doing it right?
  • Explore the biggest benefit of meditation (Know your mind, right now).
  • How to deal with discomfort during meditation.
  • How to view Mindfulness as a superpower and an the antidote to mindless behavior.
  • How to increase your ability to respond.

Free gift: Beyond Habits: One month free subscription to the 10% Happier App.

Jacqueline Carter and Loren Shuster

Mindful Leadership in Action

Jacqueline has over 20 years of experience working with organizations to enhance effectiveness and improve performance. She is also a long-standing mindfulness practitioner and a Partner and the North American Director for Potential Project – a leading global provider of corporate based mindfulness solutions.

She works with forward thinking organizations to improve focus, clarity, and results through training the mind. Her clients include: Cisco, Accenture, Google, LVMH, KPMG and the Royal Bank of Canada to name a few. Jacqueline is coauthor of “One Second Ahead – Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness” published by Palgrave Macmillan in November 2015. She is currently working on a mindful leadership book in partnership with Harvard Business Press that will be published in March 2018.

Jacqueline holds a master’s degree in organizational behavior and worked with Deloitte consulting for many years in their Change Leadership Practice. Jacqueline has lived and worked in Canada, the United States, Australia and Singapore.

Loren Shuster joined the LEGO Group in 2015 as Chief Commercial Officer. Loren has extensive experiences in sales, marketing and general management. He has led the expansion of global businesses into emerging markets and has been a core driver in building digital capabilities across multiple industries. Loren is an active profession and life coach and has introduced and developed coaching programs in his previous roles. He is deeply interested in the intersection of wellness and corporate life, is very interested in mindfulness and leadership and has been a regular speaker at Universities, corporate and leadership events. Loren is an avid runner and yoga practitioner.

In this session, Jacqueline and Loren will cover:

  • Why is mindfulness important for leaders.
  • What mindful leadership in action looks like.
  • Strategies to bring into an organization.

Rasmus Hougaard

How to Develop The Mind of the Leader

Rasmus Hougaard is the Founder and Managing Director of Potential Project, the global leader in customized leadership and organizational training programs based on mindfulness. The firm has a proven track record of enhancing individual and collective performance, resilience and creativity. Potential Project works with fortune 500 companies in 22 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Clients of Potential Project include Accenture, Nike, American Express, Microsoft and Sony to name a few. The objective of their programs is to enhance individual and organizational performance and well-being through skillful application of mindfulness in a corporate context.

Rasmus Hougaard will share results and insights from his work on a book he is writing for Harvard Business Review. Through interviews of CEO’s and C-suite leaders of the largest organizations of the world, he has exclusive access to how senior leaders utilize their minds to excel as leaders in the 21st century.

In this session, Rasmus will cover:

  • Results and insights from his work on a book he is writing for Harvard Business Review.
  • How senior leaders utilize their minds to excel as leaders in the 21st century.

Free gift: Focus Relaxation Training Audio Meditation

Kathrin O'Sullivan

Mindful Leadership for Uncertain Times

Kathrin O'Sullivan is the Head of Cross-Functional Leadership Development at Google.  She leads a team of people who help Googlers exercise leadership to transform themselves, Google, and the world.

In her career, she has enjoyed working in different leadership positions across HR, Sales, Operations, and Business Development. She strives to facilitate an environment to help people become more self aware and clear about their values and goals, and to design strategies and practices that lead to self-excellence. Kathrin was a featured presenter at Emerging Women Live Conference.

In this session, Kathrin will cover:

  • Why mindful leaders are particularly equipped to lead with a strong foundation during uncertain times.
  • The importance of compassion and developing healthy leadership culture.
  • How to transform organizational culture to nourish a leader’s capacity for self-compassion and self-awareness.


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