Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dr. Martin Seligman will be giving a lecture about his new book “Flourish” at the Royal Society of Arts in London (8 John Adam St, London, United Kingdom WC2N 6EZ) on 6th Jul 2011; 6PM GMT.

As you may expect, Martin Seligman’s lecture is fully booked. The good news is the event will be:
– streamed online:
– archived as mp3:
– archived as podcast:

More information are available on

We received a request from Rachel Wiley (PhD student in the Counseling Psychology program at Arizona State University) to publish her letter. Please see it below and take part in the survey if you can. Thanks!

I am a graduate student under the direction of Professor Sharon Robinson-Kurpius in the Department of Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University. I am conducting a research study looking at the different ways in which people respond to stressful experiences.

I am recruiting individuals who are 18 and older, to complete a survey which will take approximately 15-20 minutes. Your participation is voluntary. If you have any questions concerning the research study, please contact me.

The information letter and survey can be accessed at this link:

If you would like to be entered to win a $50 gift card, please send your email address after completing the study and 3 participants will be randomly selected for these prizes. Thank you!

Rachel Wiley, MA
Doctoral Candidate
Counseling Psychology
Arizona State University

If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

A Yoga riot will strike Vancouver on (June 29) at Library Square reports the Georgia Straight. Between 6 and 7:30 p.m., at the corner of Homer and West Georgia streets in downtown Vancouver, let’s join together as a community to heal and rekindle the beautiful energy of our city using the powerful practice of yoga. All levels, from absolute beginner to yoga guru, are welcome.

More information are posted on:

Congrats to the organizers!

Noetic Sciences: Practices for Personal and Collective Transformation” will be offered in Lucca (Italy) on 12-16 September 2011.

Quoting the event website:
Noetic Sciences combine the powers of keen observation and logic with the deep authority of inner wisdom to see clearly, to heal, and to transform our lives and our world. Join integrative medicine physician Lee Lipsenthal, MD along with psychologist and mind-body medicine researcher Cassandra Vieten, PhD to learn practices grounded in science and the world’s wisdom traditions that support and sustain the transformative process in your own life and in the lives of those with whom you work. Building on a model of transformative change developed from over a decade of research, learn what stimulates positive transformations, where the process can be diverted, and how you can creatively engage with its unfolding with your whole self: mind, body and spirit. Our focus will be to renew, balance mind with heart, and realign with our deeper nature, a true source of healing and transformation.

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, co-director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, and co-president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology. Her research focuses on spiritual practices and health, and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the State of California, and several private foundations. She is co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2008), and author of Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child’s First Year (New Harbinger/Noetic Books 2009).

Lee Lipsenthal, MD, is a recognized leader, teacher and pioneer in the field of provider wellness. He is the author of Finding Balance in a Medical Life and the Finding Balance curricular materials. Lee is internationally known for his research work with Dr. Dean Ornish in preventive cardiology. He is also well known in the field of Integrative Medicine and served as the President of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. Dr. Lipsenthal is a member of the American Medical Association “Physician Wellness Committee” and has authored many professional and popular publications on healthcare provider wellness medicine. He is a frequent invited workshop presenter and speaker at healthcare conferences and media engagements, both in the U.S. and overseas. He speaks to over 5,000 physicians annually in keynote addresses, workshops and other formats. He has studied meditation and shamanism for many years and serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

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Princess Grace Kelly wedding dress is said to have inspired several royal wedding dresses. This is Princess Grace Kelly wedding dress pictures:

Grace Kelly wedding dress pictures

Grace Kelly wedding dress pictures

Grace Kelly wedding dress pictures

Grace Kelly wedding dress pictures

Grace Patricia Kelly, Princess of Monaco (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who, in April 1956, married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, to become Princess consort of Monaco, styled as Her Serene Highness The Princess of Monaco, and commonly referred to as Princess Grace.

Princess Charlene Wittstock wore a wedding dress in off-white duchess silk by Giorgio Armani Prive with a boat-neck collar, and a 5 meter-long train. With its clean lines, the dress seemed like it was channeling some of the legendary elegance of Charlene’s predecessor, the late Princess Grace. These are Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding dress pictures.

Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding dress pictures

Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding dress pictures

Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding dress pictures

Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding dress pictures

A day after the civil wedding that transformed one-time Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock into the Princess of Monaco, she and Prince Albert II exchanged vows in a star-studded religious ceremony Saturday. VIP guests including Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, former James Bond actor Roger Moore and French President Nicolas Sarkozy drew cheers from the thousands-strong crowd of Monaco residents invited to follow the ceremony on screens just outside the palace.

Albert Grimaldi of Monaco married Princess Charlene Wittstock in July 2011. These are Albert Grimaldi of Monaco and Princess Charlene Wittstock wedding pictures.

Prince Albert II of Monaco Charlene Wittstock

Prince Albert II of Monaco Charlene Wittstock 2

Prince Albert II of Monaco Charlene Wittstock altar

Prince Albert II of Monaco Charlene Wittstock exit flowers

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