Dr. Dan Siegel

Understanding The Mind

Guest Name and Bio:
Dr. Daniel Siegel

Dr. Siegel is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on the development of mindsight, teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families, and communities.

Dr. Siegel has published extensively for both the professional and lay audiences. His five New York Times bestsellers are: Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence; Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human; Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain; and two books with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D: The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline. His other books include: The Developing Mind; The Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology; Mindsight; The Mindful Brain; The Mindful Therapist; and also with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D: The Yes Brain and The Power of Showing Up (released January 2020). Dr. Siegel also serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over seventy textbooks.

What you will learn from this episode:

  • How to easily integrate a mindfulness practice into your busy daily routine
  • How the Wheel of Awareness practice can help you
  • The importance of a subjective, personal connection in optimizing your health
  • How to live a longer healthier life by spending at least 12 minutes a day
  • Why understanding the concept of “mwe” instead of “me” or “we” can change your life (and the world)

How to learn more about our guest:

DrDanSiegel.com
mindsightinstitute.com
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