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HealthyMinds LIVE is a virtual event series from the Center for Healthy Minds and its external, affiliated nonprofit Healthy Minds Innovations (makers of the Healthy Minds Program app). The events are designed to bring you the latest research findings, innovation trends and tips to promote well-being in your daily life and community.

Past Events in this Series

The Aging Brain: Developing Well-Being for Your Future

Originally aired live on August 16, 2021

What can we learn from the latest science to promote greater health and well-being as we age? The third presentation in our Healthy Minds LIVE series will focus on the latest neuroscience and discoveries from decades of research on aging. Join faculty and scientists at the Center for Healthy Minds and the University of Wisconsin–Madison for a conversation on promoting well-being as we age.

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Learning Well-Being for Life

Originally aired live on May 10, 2021

Education shapes us throughout our lives. It can provide us with the skills we need to learn at any age. While academic rigor is often touted in various educational programs, how often have you heard of an educational program that focuses directly on your own mind and well-being? This event will focus on the lessons learned from education as a way to enhance emotional well-being for everyone, at all stages in life. Join the Center for Healthy Minds and special guests from AtentaMente to learn takeaways and insights from two innovative programs that make well-being part of the curriculum. Speakers will share mental training and social-emotional learning techniques, supported by scientific research, to develop lifelong well-being for ourselves, our communities and the world.

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The How of Well-Being

Originally aired live on March 29, 2021

Discover new skills for your mental and emotional well-being from researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds. This event will focus on the Healthy Minds Framework consisting of four pillars of well-being that have been studied in the lab and have been shown to improve with training: awareness, or attentiveness to one’s environment and internal cues such as bodily sensations, thoughts and feelings; connection, or appreciation, kindness and compassion; insight, which refers to fostering curiosity and self-knowledge; and purpose, or understanding your values and motivations.

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This event and others are supported by the generosity of individuals and organizations who share our vision of a kinder, wiser, more compassionate world.

A significant portion of our funding comes from supporters who give to the Center for Healthy Minds, enabling a variety of projects – whether it’s understanding how the brain works or bringing well-being skills out into the world. 

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