WISDOM talk by Dilip Jeste(2021)

WISDOMAn important Oration, by Prof. Jeste, bringing together many streams of thoughts on Wisdom. Prof. Dilip Jeste (USA) speaks onWisdom, Gita and Neuroscience: Relevance to HumanitiesDr. M V L Kothari Chair of Medical Humanities, Mumbai.Jan 23, 2021https://youtu.be/XeQ-qJK3RPI********************************Salient points of the talk:We are in the middle of a ‘Modern Behavioural ‘pandemic’ characterised  by⁃ Loneliness - hard... Continue Reading →

WISER by DILIP JESTE and SCOTT LAFEE

Wiser: The Scientific Roots of Wisdom, Compassion, and What Makes Us Good  From the field's pioneer, an exploration of the neurobiology and psychology of wisdom: what science says it is and how to nurture it within yourself―at any stage of your life.What exactly does it mean to be "wise?" And is it possible to grow and... Continue Reading →

TOGETHER by VIVEK H MURTHY

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World Kindle Edition by Vivek H. Murthy (Author) (Amazon summary) In this groundbreaking book, Former Surgeon General of the United States, Vivek Murthy argues that loneliness is the underpinning to the current crisis in mental wellness and is responsible for the upsurge in suicide, the opioid epidemic,... Continue Reading →

Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta

KEEP SHARP  by DR. Sanjay Gupta( 2021) This is an important book focussing on  scientific evidence towards maintaining health in general and brain health in particular. The book presents evidence about the value of:-Miracle of Movement- exercise;-Power of purpose;-Value of Sleep;-Food;-Connectedness to others;The above practices of living,  are within reach of each of us, for... Continue Reading →

OPRAH Talks COVID 19 on APPLE TV.

Dear Colleagues, Those if you who have IPad and access to APPLE TV, can see the 12 exceptional videos of OPRAH TALKS on COVID 19, of emotionally addressing the challenges of the pandemic. I recommend it strongly. It also illustrates how individual STORIES can be utilised for empowering people with emotional health skills. Please see... Continue Reading →

PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES AMONG MIGRANTS DURING COVID-19 MOH&FW, Government of India.

PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES AMONG MIGRANTS DURING COVID-19 MOH&FW, Government of India. (Emphasis added-Murthy) Migrants are less familiar in their new environment in which they temporarily live. They are prone to various social, psychological and emotional trauma in such situations, emanating from fear of neglect by the local community and concerns about wellbeing and safety of their... Continue Reading →

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