How to Manage Your Emotional Wellbeing (with Cabin Fever)
Feeling uncertain, unstable, disquieted and disturbed? You are not alone. Join Dr. Dale Atkins, licensed psychologist with over 40 years of experience who has been regularly featured on NBC’s TODAY and CNN in conversation with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch. Together they will discuss the connection between resilience and self-compassion and explore ways to practice both as a way to thrive during these turbulent times. To purchase a signed copy of “The Kindness Advantage,” please visit: https://www.book-pal.com/the-kindness-advantage-signed-copy-sp9780757320996
Dr. Dale Atkins is a licensed psychologist who has more than 45 years of experience as a relationship expert focusing on families, wellness, aging well, life’s transitions, managing stress, and living a balanced, meaningful life. She is the author of 7 books, most recently, The Kindness Advantage: Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children (co-authored with Amanda Salzhauer) with more info available at www.thekindnessadvantagebook.com. Among the many accolades for The Kindness Advantage, is that it was chosen by Greater Good Magazine as one of the 10 best parenting books of 2018 and by Huffington Post as one of the best books to teach kindness in 2019. In addition to writing books, Dr. Atkins has written many chapters, articles, and journals for popular and professional audiences. She lectures worldwide, often about raising responsible, kind children and adapting to life’s challenges in healthy ways. An active member in the Jewish community, Dr. Atkins co-created and hosted “Dr. Dale’s Life Issues,” (JTN) (48 shows). She is a recurring guest expert in the media who for the last 17 years, has frequently appeared on NBC’s “TODAY” show and CNN. Dr. Atkins has a private practice in NYC and lives in CT. She is an active volunteer in her community. Dale and her dog, Samson, are a certified dog therapy team who participate in a public school readers’ program as well as at centers for elderly people. She sits on several non-profit boards whose foci are literacy, tolerance, wellness, child protection, and community action. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her philanthropic work. Interested persons are invited to visit her personal website at www.drdaleatkins.com.
Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is the Chief Innovation Officer for American Jewish University. Rabbi Hirsch made headlines as the first female rabbi at Sinai Temple, the largest Conservative congregation on the west coast. She served as Senior Rabbinic Scholar at Hillel International, where she created and developed Hillelwell, an initiative for Hillels worldwide to become the recognized address for preventative mental health. A thought leader on spirituality and religion, Rabbi Hirsch has appeared on the Today Show, ABC News, Extra, and PBS, among other outlets, and has been a contributor to Time.com, Oprah Magazine, the Jewish Journal, the Hollywood Journal, and more. She is the author of Thresholds: How to Live Fearlessly and Regret Free (featured in “Hot Type” in Vanity Fair), and We Plan, God Laughs: What to do When Life Hits You Over the Head (recognized on Amazon’s Top 100 List). Rabbi Hirsch was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.