Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Kevin Majeres returns with more practical ways to successfully live with anxiety, this time focusing on the practice of mindfulness. Dr. Majeres talks about what mindfulness is, how it can help people overcome feelings of anxiety, and even how it can improve prayer.
Doctor, Doctor – #91 – Anxiety and Flow: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Exercise and Brain Function
Dr. Kevin Majeres, a psychiatrist practicing in Cambridge, MA who also teaches at Harvard Medical School, is back for more on the important topic of anxiety. This time Dr. Majeres describes treatment by “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy,” some ideas for dealing with anxiety in the moment , the difference between hyper-focus and perfecting work in “Flow,” and how understanding our mental and emotional challenges in light of our faith can make all the difference.
Bioengineer and Dominican Fr. Nicanor Astriaco, OP, PhD, STD discusses advances in gene editing technology and how it’s allowing scientists and doctors to cure deadly diseases and birth defects. He also touches on some of the ethical concerns that arise from the new technology and the ethical difference between therapeutic and elective edits.