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How to Heal Past Trauma and Thrive in Stressful Times

In this exploration of Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT)® with Dr. Elizabeth Stanley, you’ll learn:

How You Can Recover from Trauma and Build Tolerance to Stress Liz Stanley Video Placeholder
How You Can Recover from Trauma and Build Tolerance to Stress Liz Stanley Video Placeholder

Join Dr. Elizabeth Stanley to explore:

MMFT’s Three Training Lineages
MMFT’s Three Training Lineages
How mindfulness practices, body-based trauma recovery modalities, and the world’s warrior traditions work together to build resilience
The “Thinking Brain” and the “Survival Brain”
The “Thinking Brain” and the “Survival Brain”
The neurobiology of performing well in the most challenging environments
Stress and Emotion Contagion
Stress and Emotion Contagion
How other people’s distress affects us, and what we can do about it
Five Window-Widening Habits
Five Window-Widening Habits
Key lifestyle recommendations for staying grounded in high-stress situations and relationships
Featured In:
Time Magazine
NPR

Meet Your Teacher

Elizabeth Stanley, PhD

Elizabeth Stanley, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Stanley is the creator of Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT)®, taught to thousands in civilian and military high-stress environments. MMFT® research has been featured on 60 Minutes, the ABC Evening News, NPR, and in Time magazine. She is a US Army veteran with service in Asia and Europe and holds degrees from Yale, Harvard, and MIT. She’s also a certified practitioner of Somatic Experiencing®, a body-based trauma therapy, and is the author of the acclaimed book Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive During Stress and Recover from Trauma.

The Research Behind MMFT

Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT) has been tested through rigorous neuroscience and stress physiology research, funded by the US Department of Defense and other foundations. Since 2008, Dr. Elizabeth Stanley and her team have conducted four studies with combat troops preparing to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan—with strong positive results published in top-tier scientific journals.

Some key benefits supported by the research: improved cognitive performance, greater sustained attention, better working memory, lower perceived stress, less emotional reactivity, faster and more complete recovery from stressful contexts, improved sleep, greater pain tolerance, and fewer negative emotions.

While these benefits were documented among troops preparing for deployment, they are available to everyone! For those of us facing less stressful circumstances than combat, the beneficial outcomes are likely to be even greater.

Praise for Elizabeth Stanley and Her Work

How You Can Recover from Trauma and Build Tolerance to Stress
An Introduction to Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training with Elizabeth Stanley, PhD

Join pioneering resilience researcher Dr. Elizabeth Stanley to learn the neurobiology of trauma recovery and how to maximize your performance and emotional well-being in high-stress environments and relationships.

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How You Can Recover from Trauma and Build Tolerance to Stress

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