Dr. Eben Alexander and Dr. Anna Yusim will talk June 2 at Union Hall, in Rockport, on “Becoming More Whole: How to fill inner emptiness by looking within,” and address addiction by elevating one's consciousness, connecting to the heart and resonating at a frequency of love.
The talk begins at 2 p.m. and is free to the public. It will be moderated by Karen Newell.
The event is sponsored by McLean Borden Cottage, in its continuing effort to offer free educational talks on the subjects of wellness, healing, and coping with the opioid crisis.
Eben Alexander, M.D., was an academic neurosurgeon for over 25 years, including 15 years at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
A pioneering scientist and thought leader in consciousness studies, Alexander has been a guest on Dr. Oz, Oprah, and many other media programs. His most recent book, Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Heart of Consciousness, co-authored with Karen Newell, has garnered accolades from many scientists around the world who study the mind-body question and the nature of consciousness.
His earlier books, Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife (2012) and The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife, have collectively spent more than two years atop the New York Times and international bestseller lists. ebenalexander.com.
Anna Yusim, M.D., completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied biology and philosophy.
She attended Yale Medical School and the New York University Residency Training Program in Psychiatry.
She has traveled, lived and worked in more than 50 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences.
Yusim has published more than 60 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry. Experiencing her own spiritual awakening led Dr. Yusim to write Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life (Hachette, June 2017).
'If you want to understand how the science of spirituality can help you transform and heal, this is an important book to read. — Deepak Chopra, M.D.', from the forward of FULFILLED. annayusim.com
Karen Newell has spent a lifetime seeking wisdom through esoteric teachings and firsthand experience exploring realms of consciousness. She empowers others by demonstrating how to connect to inner guidance, achieve inspiration, improve wellness and develop intuition. She is cofounder of Sacred Acoustics, and co-author with Dr. Eben Alexander of Living in a Mindful Universe (Rodale, 2017).sacredacoustics.com