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Forgive for Good? The Practice and Power of Forgiving w/Dr. Fred Luskin

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San Francisco, CA 94103

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What better way to begin a new year than to expand our capacity for forgiveness?

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Forgiveness doesn't always come easy. However, it can be something that grows as we practice it.

Do you want to get rid of unwanted grudges?

Turn feelings of hurt and anger into hope and happiness?

Feel more at peace with your life and relationships?

Dr. Fred Luskin has studied, written, and taught extensivesly about forgiveness. He has shown the extensive benefits and healing elements of forgiveness that have helped many around the world. We're so excited to have him here at Manny's on January 12th. Can't wait to see you there!

The structure of this event will be about 45 minutes of discussion and then a Q&A with Dr. Fred Luskin. We hope to help solicit a more collaborative discussion and hear the diverse stories in our city.

Manny's never turns away anyone for lack of funds. To receive a complementary ticket just email the word "grapefruit" and the title of this event to tomas@welcometomannys.com.

This event will be in person at Manny's but there will also be a Zoom link ticket for those who'd like to tune in digitally from the comfort of their home. Please note that this event will be recorded.

In-person attendees MUST wear face masks and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Go to https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/ to acquire a digital vaccine record.

About Fred Luskin, Ph.D.:

Faculty Stanford Executive Program- Graduate School of Business

Director Stanford Forgiveness Projects

Co-founder Life Works and Wellness Education-Health and Human Performance

Dr Luskin founded and currently serves as Director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects. He is also the Department Chair in Clinical Psychology at Sofia University. At Stanford Dr. Luskin teaches classes on Positive Psychology, The Art and Science of Meditation, Forgiveness, Wellness, Flourishing and The Psychology of Storytelling to undergraduate and graduate students. He co founded the Life Works and Wellness Education programs at Stanford Medicine Health and Human Performance. He is also an instructor for the Stanford School of Business Executive Education programs.

Dr. Luskin is the author of the best-selling books and Forgive for Love: The Missing Ingredient for a Healthy and Happy Relationship. His book Forgive for Good is the best-selling self-help book published on the topic of forgiveness. His research has shown that the Forgive for Good forgiveness methodology leads participants suffering from a wide range of concerns to improved physical and mental health.

Dr. Luskin’s forgiveness work has been applied in veteran’s hospitals, churches, in resolving legal disputes, with cancer patients as psycho education and in psychotherapy. He has helped people recover from the murder of their family members as a result of political violence in Northern Ireland, as an aftermath of the attacks on 911, in Sierra Leone after their civil war and in artic Canada where native populations deal with the loss of their ancestral lands.

Dr. Luskin’s work has been made into a PBS pledge drive video called Forgive for Good. He has been interviewed many hundreds of times in world -wide media on forgiveness including the New York Times, O Magazine, Today Show, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Huffington Post, and CBS Morning News.

He is also the author of Stress Free for Good: Ten Scientifically Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness which emerged from his 10 years as a researcher in preventive cardiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His work showed the effect of enhancing stress management and positive emotion skills to in help patients cope with congestive heart failure and arrhythmia. He also did some consulting work for Stanford Hospital nurses in managing their emotions.

Dr. Luskin teaches stress management, emotional intelligence and happiness skills to corporate clients throughout the United States. His work focuses on the research proven triad of a healthy and happy life: Enhancing interpersonal relationships, creating a positive purpose in life and guided practice in appreciation and other positive emotions.

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