Learn how to live your best life as health and wellness experts share tips, tools and insight on how to improve your quality of life. All October lectures at Carlsbad City Library's Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane. Admission is free; seating is first come, first served. For more information, call 760-602-2055.
Each Tuesday in October 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Oct. 1 Probiotics and Prebiotics: The Care and Feeding of Germs That Keep Us Healthy (Philip Goscienski, M.D.)
Beneficial bacteria populate the outside and inside of our bodies, improve our immunity, lower cholesterol and provide energy. Learn how to safeguard this critical resource. Philip J. Goscienski, M.D. has a 47-year career in clinical and academic medicine.
Oct. 8 Nutritional Strategies to Prevent and Treat Seasonal Colds and Flu (Angela R. Vittucci)
Want to avoid getting the flu this year? Don't just depend on your flu shot. Come learn naturopathic/ alternative ways to prevent getting sick from colds, flu and seasonal viruses. Angela R. Vittucci is an Integrative Functional Medicine Nutritionist R.D.N.
Oct. 15 Introduction to a Mindful Life (Erik Conklin)
Mindfulness skills can help us be fully present to life and anchor our actions in our values. Learn the neuroscience of how simple, free daily practices can affect your life. Dr. Erik Conklin is a compassion and mindfulness coach who has worked with business-owners, government agency workers, athletes, students, parents, researchers, teachers, and leaders in order to help them become the best version of themselves.
Oct. 22 Tapping Into Your Own Intuition to Read Energy (Sue Hannibal)
Learn how to speak “metaphor language” and get a handout for self-diagnosis of emotional distress and physical dysfunctions rooted in emotional distress (i.e. back pain: do you want someone to “get off your back?”). During a group demonstration of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), aka “tapping,” an alternative treatment for emotional distress, you’ll be able to test out EFT on your own issue. Sue Hannibal is an Intuitive Behaviorist® and holistic trauma therapist in private practice since 1999.
Oct. 29 Medicinal Properties of Spices and Herbs (Shazia Gogia)
Food plays a vital role in our health, balance, healing and rejuvenation. Learn about healing and medicinal properties of spices vs. herbs, heating vs. cooling spices, how to cook spices, and spices and herbs for common ailments. Shazia Gogia is a yoga teacher, certified yoga therapist, ayurvedic practitioner and chef.
The Oct. 1 and 8 events are made possible in partnership with San Diego Oasis. All October lectures sponsored by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation’s Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.