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The Role of Spirituality in Flourishing

#spirituality #meaning #mentalhealth

  • [01:20] Decreased risk of addiction.

  • [03:43] Spirituality and Religion's Impact.

  • [07:47] Innate capacity for spirituality.

  • [12:54] Transcendence and Mystical Experiences.

  • [16:04] The importance of spiritual life.

  • [20:45] Transcendent experiences and wellbeing.

  • [24:12] Synchronicity and spirituality.

  • [29:36] Outliers and randomness in science.

  • [30:41] Meaning in a random universe.

  • [33:50] The brain's perception and detection.

  • [36:38] Young people and spiritual quest.

  • [41:04] The power of music in spirituality.

  • [44:40] The difference between door number one and door number two.

  • [47:22] The power of synchronicity.

  • [49:39] Stuck red door, yellow door.

  • [54:21] Alignment with the force.

  • [59:11] Awakened awareness psychotherapy.

  • [1:04:30] Deep relationship with life.

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Meet Dr. Lisa Miller

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In this episode, we talked to Dr. Lisa Miller about the science of spirituality and how we can apply research , the role of spirituality in flourishing and how we can apply research on the science of spirituality to our lives. She has developed a form of psychotherapy known as “spiritual awareness psychotherapy” or “awakened awareness,” which we practice live on the call!


Lisa Miller is the New York Times bestselling author of The Spiritual Child and a professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the Founder and Director of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, the first Ivy League graduate program and research institute in spirituality and psychology, and has held over a decade of joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical School. Her innovative research has been published in more than one hundred peer-reviewed articles in leading journals. Lisa is an elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association (“APA”) and the two-time President of the APA Society for Psychology and Spirituality.

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