Alan Wallace to Give Free 2-Day Seminar at UWCT

UWC Thailand International School (UWCT) and Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort are honoured to be able to host one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D., for a two-day seminar in Phuket on November 17 & 18. The seminar is free of charge—compliments of UWCT and Thanyapura—but spaces are limited. Dr. Wallace’s visit underpins the school’s perspective that mindfulness is integral to a 21st-century education.

During this seminar, four types of intelligence will be discussed that are essential for bringing about optimal mental health and balance; conative, attentional, cognitive, and emotional intelligence. Mental illness occurs when any one or more of these mental faculties is hyperactive, deficient, or dysfunctional. On the other hand, exceptional levels of mental health and well-being can be developed by cultivating each of these four kinds of intelligence individually and synergistically.

Much as the periodic table of elements provides a framework for understanding all known elementary chemicals, so does this fourfold framework provide a context for explaining the entire spectrum of mental illness and health, ranging from extreme psychosis to the highest forms of spiritual awakening.

Lunch will be provided. Spaces are limited. Please RSVP to rsvp@uwcthailand.ac.th 

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