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Digital Distraction: Technology, Our Brains, and Spiritual Practices

Our smartphones and computers are wonders, but they bring some not-so-wonderful consequences (like reduced focus, concentration, and memory) to our brains, bodies, and spiritual lives. We will explore the ramifications of tech use and overuse, and how several spiritual practices have been shown to help thwart these deleterious effects.

Helpful strategies to limit the pitfalls of online use, and suggested activities to nurture our journeys, will be offered.

Time for discussion will be provided, along with breathwork and meditation experiences.

Sunday, October 18; 10:30am—3:00pm
Cost of $55 includes $10 non-refundable deposit and noon meal.
If you need financial assistance to allow you to attend this program, contact (262) 898-2590.

This is part of Brain Science and Spirituality programming.

Brain Science and Spirituality Weekend Option:(Saturday and Sunday)
Cost of $185 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Brain Science and Spirituality Extended Weekend Option: (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
Cost of $275 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Brain Science and Spirituality Package: (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, plus meals, plus overnights)
Cost of $425 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Anne Kertz Kernion leads retreats and program relating to neuroscience, positive psychology, and spirituality. She holds a BS in Environmental Engineering, an MA in Theology from Duquesne University, a Certificate in the Science of Happiness from the University of California—Berkeley, and is currently a graduate student in Positive Psychology at the University of Missouri. Anne is also a yoga instructor and the owner/artist of “Cards by Anne.” Anne has taught college-level science, ethics, and world religions. Her book A Year of Spiritual Companionship was published by SkyLight Paths in 2016.  Her next book, Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body and Soul, will be published by Loyola Press in October, 2020.  Anne enjoys biking and hiking. She and her husband Jack have three grown children and six grandchildren.

 

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Digital Distraction

$15.00 deposit required
$55.00

Brain Science and Spirituality- Weekend option (Sat-Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$185.00

Brain Science and Spirituality Extended Weekend Option: (Fri-Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$275.00

Brain Science and Spirituality Package (Th - Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$425.00
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