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Melissa Sabian

Melissa Sabian

My job is to tell the masses about our incredible events! I’ve been in the education/training space for many years but have never enjoyed anything more. Happiness, wellness and the power of the mind - what wonderful concepts to be telling people about! Not exactly a hard sell. What’s really fab is hearing how our events change people’s lives.

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Compassion by Lior & Nigel Westlake

Compassion by Lior & Nigel Westlake

Written by on August 17, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

This paper offers some background to the award winning song cycle Compassion. Compassion is a song cycle for voice and orchestra by Lior Attar and Nigel Westlake. It was premiered at the Sydney Opera House on the 6th of September, 2013 by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, featuring soloist Lior Attar and conducted by Nigel Westlake. […]

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Healthy, wealthy and wise by Dr Carmel Harrington

Healthy, wealthy and wise by Dr Carmel Harrington

Written by on August 17, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

If asked, most of us would agree that sleep is important for our health and well-being but, while population studies tells us that as adults we need between 7-9 hours every night, increasingly we are choosing to sleep much less than this. Since 1960 our average sleep time has decreased from 8.5 hours per night […]

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Happiness & Its Causes 2015 Wrap Up!

Happiness & Its Causes 2015 Wrap Up!

Written by on June 23, 2015 in Happiness with 0 Comments

Our 10th annual Happiness & Its Causes conference ran 10 & 11 June at Luna Park, Sydney. 40+ of the world’s brightest minds in psychology, science, education, business, religion and the arts made it a truly unforgettable experience! But don’t just take our word for it! Enjoy the pics and delegate testimonials shared below. Remember our […]

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Remarkable speakers – Happiness & Its Causes 2015

Remarkable speakers – Happiness & Its Causes 2015

Written by on May 4, 2015 in eBooks with 0 Comments

Next month is our 10th Happiness & Its Causes conference, and as always it will explore in the most thought provoking and inspiring way possible how to live a happier and more fulfilling life. Of course, our wonderful program wouldn’t be possible without the expertise of the many local and international speakers invited to present […]

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16 incredible psychologists (part 2)

16 incredible psychologists (part 2)

Written by on March 19, 2015 in eBooks with 0 Comments

Anyone who has attended one or more of our conferences over the years will know that our speaker line-up always includes a terrific variety of individuals working and excelling in a range of disciplines. There are neuroscientists, educators, artists, philosophers, spiritual teachers and of course, many, many psychologists including those hailed as trail blazers in […]

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16 incredible psychologists (part 1)

16 incredible psychologists (part 1)

Written by on February 12, 2015 in eBooks with 0 Comments

Anyone who has attended one or more of our conferences over the years will know that our speaker line-up always includes a terrific variety of individuals working and excelling in a range of disciplines. There are neuroscientists, educators, artists, philosophers, spiritual teachers and of course, many many psychologists including those hailed as trail blazers in […]

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Principles of contemplative science by B. Alan Wallace

Principles of contemplative science by B. Alan Wallace

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

We hope you enjoy this Mind & Its Potential 2014 speaker paper, care of B. Alan Wallace. B. Alan Wallace has taught Buddhist meditation and philosophy worldwide since 1976 and has served as interpreter for numerous Tibetan scholars and contemplatives, including H.H. the Dalai Lama. After earning his undergraduate degree in physics and the philosophy of science […]

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Mindfulness-based cancer recovery by Dr Linda E Carlson

Mindfulness-based cancer recovery by Dr Linda E Carlson

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Dr. Linda Carlson is Full Professor in the Department of Oncology, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology and holder of the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Carlson’s research in Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery has been published in many high-impact journals and book […]

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One moment please by Martina Sheehan & Susan Pearse

One moment please by Martina Sheehan & Susan Pearse

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

A quarter life crisis and a chance meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama lead to the discovery of Susan Pearse’s life’s purpose: to wake up the world. She is a renowned business adviser and leadership expert and the voice of a new movement, motivating people to act now to save their most fragile and precious […]

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Wellbeing begins with ‘we’ not ‘me’ by Sue Roffey

Wellbeing begins with ‘we’ not ‘me’ by Sue Roffey

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Adjunct Associate Professor Sue Roffey is Founder of Wellbeing Australia and Lead Co-convenor of the Student Wellbeing Action Network (SWAN). She is an author and speaker on social, emotional and behavioural issues in schools and is editor of Positive Relationships: Evidence base practice across the world. She is known both in Australia and internationally for […]

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Music and the mind by Richard Gill

Music and the mind by Richard Gill

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Richard Gill, OAM, one of Australia’s most admired conductors is internationally respected as a music educator. Founding Music Director and Conductor Emeritus of Victorian Opera he is currently Artistic Director/Education Program, Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He has been Artistic Director of OzOpera, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Adviser for Musica Viva’s In […]

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The art of bouncing back by Josie Thomson

The art of bouncing back by Josie Thomson

Written by on January 26, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Josie Thomson is an executive coach, international speaker, trainer and seminar leader. She has been awarded Coach of the Year for three consecutive years and was a Telstra Business Woman of the Year State Finalist. Josie is passionate about helping people unleash the full force of their potential, achieve greater levels of fulfillment and create […]

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Gifting the mind with Dr Jenni Ogden

Gifting the mind with Dr Jenni Ogden

Written by on January 25, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Jenni Ogden holds a PhD in neuropsychology and worked as a professor and clinician at Auckland University and some of the world’s leading hospitals for 27 years. Her insightful neurological cases have been likened to those of Oliver Sacks, and in Trouble In Mind: Stories from a Neuropsychologist’s Casebook we meet 15 of her most […]

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Key thinking skills and dispositions and how to develop them by Dr Helen McGrath

Key thinking skills and dispositions and how to develop them by Dr Helen McGrath

Written by on January 25, 2015 in Speaker Papers with 0 Comments

Dr Helen McGrath is an Adjunct Professor at both Deakin University and RMIT University, a psychologist in private practice and a consultant working with a range of government and private organisations. She is the author or co-author of 22 books focusing on a diverse topics such as managing difficult personalities, the psychology of murder, developing […]

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