What Is a Healthy Mind and How Can We Cultivate It? (Regional Read)

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Our happiness is dictated more by our state of mind than our circumstances, and there is no better place to start cultivating happiness than by creating healthy habits of the mind. This talk will identify the qualities characterizing a healthy mind, such as optimism, resilience, and mindfulness. Based on the latest research, Pelin Kesebir from the Center for Healthy Minds will give practical tips to learn to better manage our thoughts and emotions, so that we can all live happier, more fulfilled lives.

Registration is required for this virtual event. The Zoom link will be sent to your email on the day of the event. 

This event is a part of the Mental Health and the Driftless Region Regional Read. Check out more info at Driftlessregionalread.com!

Speaker Bio
Pelin Kesebir is a social and personality psychologist specializing in the psychology of happiness.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009, and has since published dozens of peer-reviewed journal articles on topics such as happiness, virtue, and existential psychology.

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