Author Archive for: Dr. Alex Lickerman
Dr. Alex Lickerman
Alex Lickerman is a physician, former assistant professor of medicine and director of primary care, author of The Undefeated Mind, and current assistant vice president for Student Health and Counseling Services at the University of Chicago. He’s also been a practicing Buddhist since 1989.
Alex writes to share his views on topics relating to health, happiness, and personal development. His principal aim is to explore spirituality from a scientific point of view and help people think about life, happiness, and themselves in ways they never have before.
Alex has been quoted in Crain’s Chicago Business, Playboy, The Chicago Tribune, Men’s Health, and TIME, and has had articles appear in Psychology Today and Medicine on the Midway. He’s also written a television pilot called Sessions that was optioned by DreamWorks Television, as well as several movie screenplays, including an adaptation of Milton’s Paradise Lost.
For more information, please visit happinessinthisworld.com.
Entries by Dr. Alex Lickerman
The key to happiness isn’t material wealth, health, or even fulfilling relationships. The key to happiness is wisdom. Wisdom is so powerful that it can even put a halt to suffering without changing the circumstances that cause it. Most of us deem a problem solved when it no longer confronts us, but from a Buddhist perspective a problem is solved when it no longer makes us suffer, our escaping or overcoming oppressive circumstances representing only one particular means to that end. Certainly it may be the means we most prefer, and in many cases what we need to do to be… Read more.
Subscribe to Life-Changing Inspiration
When you're looking for something deep and long-lasting, the clearer you are, the better your chances for attracting someone great. Max Highstein's course Attracting A Great Relationship will not only help you get clear, but also help you purge the four "Relationship Killers" responsible for virtually every bad relationship on the planet. These unconscious negative ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving can lead us to attract bad relationships over and over again. We think we're sending out a clear, positive message, but what we're actually putting out to the world is entirely different. Erasing those destructive patterns paves the way for positive, healthy relationships that can stand the test of time. This five-week course will first teach you about the negative patterns that attract bad relationships through video and audio lectures. Then, in guided meditation programs, you'll go deep within and knock out that old programming. You'll even benefit more each time you listen to these relaxing and easy-to-follow programs. With this groundwork, you'll be ready for a great relationship and to attract your ideal mate soon.