Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a health psychologist and award-winning lecturer at Stanford University. A leading expert on the mind-body relationship, her work integrates the latest findings of psychology, neuroscience, and medicine with contemplative practices of mindfulness and compassion from the traditions of Buddhism and yoga. She is the author of The Willpower Instinct and Yoga for Pain Relief.
Keynote - The Science of Change
What’s your most important goal? Why does it matter so deeply? And how can you overcome the obstacles? Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, author of The Willpower Instinct and The Neuroscience of Change, describes the latest scientific insights into why change is hard, and how you can succeed. Discover why the strategies many people use to ignite change, including stress and guilt, actually sabotage success, and why mindfulness, self-trust, and social support are key for lasting change. Learn practical, science-based strategies for getting started, overcoming setbacks, and staying motivated.