2022 Schedule

Wednesday, June 22nd
Wednesday, June 22nd
8:00pm–09:00pm MT
2022 Health
The Power of Awe

Gazing up at the stars, watching the acrobatics of Cirque de Soleil, or experiencing a moment of religious rapture connects us to something that feels larger than ourselves. Seeking out a regular dose of awe can strengthen the immune system, increase feelings of gratitude and compassion, lift up people who have experienced trauma, and change our perception of the world around us. But modern cultur...

Hotel Jerome Ballroom — Evening Session
In town event
Thursday, June 23rd
8:00pm–09:00pm MT
2022 Health
Visionary Approaches: Psychedelics as Therapy

Once the domain of bohemian culture, psychedelics are now headed into mainstream medicine. As psychedelic therapy becomes easier to study, mounting evidence is informing new clinical models to treat depression, PTSD, and addiction, smooth the end-of-life passage, and make grief easier to handle. Oregon voters have approved the legalization of psilocybin, a “magic mushroom,” for use under carefully...

Hotel Jerome Ballroom — Evening Session
In town event
Friday, June 24th
6:00pm–07:00pm MT
2022 Health
Book Talk: American Detox

If we just do enough yoga, cleanse with the optimal juice fast, and buy products designed to help us meditate or foster positive thinking, we’ll feel better. That, at least, is what the $650 billion wellness industry wants us to believe. But what’s making us ill, argues Kerri Kelly, author of American Detox: The Myth of Wellness and How We Can Truly Heal, can’t be cured by self-improvement practic...

Hotel Jerome Ballroom — Evening Session
In town event
8:00pm–09:00pm MT
2022 Health
Art as Medicine

When voices rise together in song, dancers tango across the floor, or a painter takes to a canvas, they may be engaging in a hobby, a passion, or a career. Most likely, they aren’t thinking about their brain circuitry or the cascading biochemical responses being sparked by their artistic pursuits. But we now have imaging technology and wearable sensors that can capture that information in real tim...

Hotel Jerome Ballroom — Evening Session
In town event
Sorry, we couldn't find any results
Clear filters

Thank you for signing up!

Please provide a valid email address.

Please provide a valid email address.
Newsletter
Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest
updates from Aspen Ideas.