Join us for our limited time Discovery Weekends


A Course in Mindful Living

The X Factor for Resiliency and Sustainable Happiness

March 9 - 11, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$345 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Discover the X factor that helps sustain positive brain change and transforms mindfulness practice from a concept into a way of life. This program offers an opportunity to train more intensively in the mindful-living practices that Elisha Goldstein teaches in his six-month online mentorship program of the same name.

Mindful Living practices have positive evidence-based outcomes for health and well-being. Learning to take care of yourself and and if you’re a clinician provide insight to patients about what it takes to create an enduring practice is essential.

Join Elisha Goldstein, PhD, psychotherapist and cofounder of the Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles, for a weekend immersion into mindful living. Through a combination of conversation, experiential practice, and play, at the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • List and practice key self-compassion practices to practice to use with clients for self-care in creating healing and forgiveness around pain
  • Describe two key practices to work with clients to increase awareness of an experience of joy and resonant joy
  • Describe two studies linking social connection to health and well-being
  • Describe the key foundation for resiliency
  • Describe three components of mindful self-compassion
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  • Faculty Bio
    Elisha Goldstein, PhD

    Cofounder of The Center for Mindful Living

    Elisha Goldstein is a clinical psychologist and cofounder of The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles.

    An author and speaker who synthesizes essential concepts from traditional psychotherapy with mindfulness to achieve mental and emotional healing, Dr. Goldstein designed the breakthrough program Mindfulness at Work for, which has been recognized by the National Business Group on Health for its success with stress management. He also codeveloped CALM (Connecting Adolescents to Learning Mindfulness) with his wife Stefanie Goldstein, PhD.

    His unique ability to make complex concepts simple has led to speaking engagements nationally and internationally for mental-health professionals, educators, business leaders, and lay audiences. He has spoken at the UCLA Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Conference; Psychotherapy Networker; FACES Conferences; Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC); and many others.

    Dr. Goldstein is the author of Uncovering Happiness, The Now Effect, and Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler, as well as coauthor of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook and MBSR Everyday.

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  • Why Attend
    • Learn foundational techniques for soothing the body and calming the frenetic mind.

    • Create an environment that supports a more enduring connection to Mindful Living.

    • Develop an action plan for sustaining mindfulness in daily life.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Program Schedule

    March 9

    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm:

    Introductions and Overview of the science behind enriched environments.

    The strengths of mindfulness, self-compassion and play in well-being.

    March 10

    9:00 am – 10:30 am: Mindfulness & Self-Compassion

    10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break

    10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Mindfulness & Self-Compassion (continued)

    12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch

    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Uncovering Purpose & Play

    3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Break

    3:15 pm – 4:45 pm: Uncovering Purpose & Play (continued)

    March 11

    9:00 am – 10:30 am: Developing Confidence

    10:30 am – 10:45 am:  Break
    10:45 am – 11:45 am: Developing Confidence (continued) (

    11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Q&A, Wrap-up


    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    CEs Available

    CE Credits Available

    This course has been approved for 10 CE hours for qualified participants. To learn how and where to apply, click HERE.

    Cancellations and Refunds
    If You Cancel

    • If you cancel 14 or more days prior to your arrival date, payments made will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee).
    • If you cancel between 13 days and 1 day prior to your arrival date, a nonrefundable credit (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue.
    • No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave a program or event early.
    • No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

    If 1440 Multiversity Cancels

    On rare occasions, due to unforeseen circumstances, 1440 Multiversity may need to cancel a program. Should this circumstance arise, you will receive a full refund.

    Participants of approved continuing education courses may register complaints with the approval entity with an option to appeal to their licensing Board if displeased with the results of the process.

    For questions or concerns, please email [email protected]


  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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