Encore The Power of AWE – Minutes Can Reduce Stress

December 28, 2023
Hosted by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips

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Episode Description

At a time when people across the globe are facing stress from illness, violence, burnout, war, political contention, climate changes and more, psychotherapist Jake Eagle LPC, and physician, Michal Amster MD bring us their book, The Power of Awe and a remarkable fifteen second three-step process that maximizes changes in mind and body that improve health and wellness. You may have felt awe staring up at a star-filled night, visiting the Grand Canyon or holding a newborn. You will learn how to capitalize on everyday events that stir awe when combined with a simple breathing technique. Listen in as you hear Jake Eagle share his journey with Michael Amster, their unexpected findings supported by research at UC Berkley, and the step-by-step method to stress reduction you can use.

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Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips

Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips has been a practicing psychologist, psychoanalyst, group therapist for over 35 years and a newly retired Adjunct Full Professor of Clinical Psychology of 28 years from LIU. She is the co-author of three books and over 40 articles and chapters. Most recently, she co-authored "Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress." She has written and presented on a wide range of topics including couples, marriage, divorce, trauma, teens, bullying, pets, military, managing stress, infidelity, sexual violence, bereavement and building resilience. Her work has been recognized with awards such as The Suffolk County Psychological Association Psychologist of the Year Award, The Rutgers University GSAPP Lifelong Distinguished Achievement Award, and The American Group Psychotherapy Association Social Responsibility Award. She has given testimony before Congress for the needs of military families. Suzanne is a blogger for Psychology Today. She has also blogged for Psych Central and This Emotional Life on PBS. She has appeared on television programs such as Fox 5 Good Day New York and Good Day Street Talk. She has been a radio guest on many shows including Military Mom Talk Radio,Tom Matt’s Boomer Rock and NPR. From 2013- 2015, Suzanne hosted Psych Up on CoSozo radio and on WMIQ 1450 AM in Michigan. Since 2015, her show, "Psych Up Live," airs globally on VoiceAmerica and has had 300 episodes, available as podcasts on VoiceAmerica, iTunes, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Apple TV, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, iHeartRadio, etc.

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