After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, journalist and filmmaker Shannon Harvey travelled the world in search of the missing link in healthcare. From interviewing world leading scientists to meeting people with remarkable stories of recovery from severe back pain, heart disease, infertility, cancer and multiple sclerosis, The Connection is a documentary that delves into the link between our mind and body.
The film includes an internationally recognized line up of scientists including Dr. Herbert Benson, researchers including Dr. Dean Ornish, writers including Jon Kabat-Zinn and renowned medical doctors including Andrew Weil.
When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Mindfulness, Shrewsbury, MA
A moderated discussion and Q & A will follow the film.
Seating is limited. Reserve your tickets online.
And if you want to learn more about mind-body medicine here on Mindful.org, you might want to read:
• Health Care: New & Improved: Emma Seppala, associate director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, writes about how a new generation of patients and doctors is changing the face of American medicine. It’s about more than curing disease now—it’s health for the whole person.
• 3 Things You Need to Be Aware of Before You See a Doctor: Disillusioned and disengaged, physicians today are more likely to commit errors. We look at key statistics around doctor burnout and how doctors are turning to mindfulness for a solution.
• No Blueprint, Just Love: Mindful talks to the health and well-being pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn about why mindfulness has attracted so much attention and why it will continue to do so.