In this video presented at The Marin Center For Independent Living, you will learn how important it is to always accept the diagnosis but not the prognosis. You will learn about the research that shows how to cultivate happiness by learning to develop autonomy, an internal locus of control, self-efficacy, self-acceptance, authentic self-expression, openness and transparency, psychological flexibility, altruism, search for meaning and purpose, and strong social connections. The cultivation of these behaviors reprograms the brain, leading to a more fulfilled life.
Video: Mastery Practices That Improve Health & Wellbeing
- Video: Meaning and Purpose to Your Life
- Video: Ships Are Safe In The Harbor But They Are Built To Sail The World
- Video: The Importance of Being Open and Vulnerable
- Q & A with Dr. B. – You have written about practice being a way of life—something to practice throughout the day. What are the main practices that encompass this way of life?
- Video: The Wisdom of Coach John Wooden
ACT, Anatomy of an Illness, Barbara Fredrickson, beat the odds, Cancer as a Turning Point, Carl Simonton, David Spiegel, Ed Diener, Ellen Langer, George Vaillant, Greg Hicks, health, How We Choose to Be Happy, Ian Gawler, James Bugental, James S. Gordon, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Lawrence LeShan, Martin Seligman, MBSR, meaning & purpose, Norman Cousins, osteosarcoma, Positivity, Rick Foster, Russ Harris, skill-building, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Steve Hayes, wellbeing
- Authenticity, Transparency
- Body Centeredness
- Cancer and the Mind
- Chronic Illness and the Mind
- Gratitude and Well-Being
- In Your Own Hands
- Living by Personal Values
- Meaning and Purpose in Health
- Mindfulness Practice
- Practice is Everything
- Practice Living by Choice
- Q&A Ask Dr. B.
- Self-Efficacy and Self-Mastery
- Social Support and Contributing Member of a Community