Health Improvement Program

Date of Publication

April 2020

Stanford Wellness Fireside Chats

During this time, we’re pleased to provide some perspective on what is good in the world. We encourage you to relax and join us for our free fireside chats with well-known luminaries…

Tuesday, August 11
12:30 pm -1:00 pm
Frederic Luskin ’99, author of Forgive for Good

Tuesday, August 18
12:30 pm -1:00 pm
don Jose Ruiz, teacher on Toltec wisdom

Tuesday, August 25
12:30 pm -1:00 pm
Roy Redd, author of the book The Unnoticed Advantage and The Success Magnet

Wednesday, September 2
12:30 pm -1:00 pm
Lakiba Pittman, Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) teacher

Thursday, September 10
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Emma Seppala PhD, author of The Happiness Track

Wednesday, September 16
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Amaranatho Robey,  founder of the PlayfulMonk Approach

Thursday, November 19
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD, Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center

Previous fireside chats:
Being a Positive Energizer with Kim Cameron
Creating Habits with BJ Fogg, MA ’95, PhD ’97
Gratitude with Robert Emmons
Progress & Positivity with Pamela Dukes ’87
Adapting to Change with Al’Ai Alvarez
Transforming your Trek with David Hunnicutt
Resilience with Bryan Sexton
Staying Positive with Condoleezza Rice
Movement & Wellness with Laura Putnam ’87
Contributing with Tom Rath
Positivity with Barbara Fredrickson, PhD ’90
Cultivating Joy with Byron Katie
Learning Through Challenge with Chip Conley ’82, MBA ’84
Healthy Eating at Home with Christopher Gardner
Compassion & Peace with James Doty
Equity, Leadership & Change with John L. Hennessy
Compassionate Care with Lee Tomlinson
Compassion at Work with Monica Worline
Leading Through Challenge with David Jones
Change with Meag-gan O’Reilly