When we hear the word wisdom, most of of think of the qualities of reflection, compassion, and cognition. We think of a type of knowledge that is gained through a lifetime of experience, but does everyone necessarily gain that knowledge? Dr. Dan Gottli…
Dan’s new book, The Wisdom We’re Born With, received warm praise in a recent Huffington Post column by Jane Shure, a psychotherapist, leadership coach, public speaker and author — and one of Dan’s friends for more than three decades. In her column, “Reflecting on What Empowered My Sense of Confidence and Self,” Jane writes of […]
Join Penn Medicine for this special presentation by Dan Gottlieb, who will explain how we can reawaken our ability to experience joy and awe in the ordinary. Dan will share how his difficult life events—including personal failures, feelings of alienation, sexual abuse and a traumatic injury that resulted in his quadriplegia—gave him the opportunity to reconnect […]
When “ I” becomes “we” when “they” becomes “us” when “those” people become “my” people when the person in the street with a Styrofoam cup becomes my brother or sister when every hungry child becomes my child then I will cry more and laugh more and love more then I will awaken to the world […]
When life comes at you bareknuckled and bloodthirsty. And you find yourself lying naked and beaten in an unfamiliar land. And you feel the world is watching you broken and vulnerable. So you hide your anguish, too scared to cry because if you do you might never stop. And everything you thought was true is […]
Psychiatrist and Buddhist teacher Rachel Naomi Remen tells the story of when she was a little girl her grandfather gave her a clear glass filled with soil. He told her there was a seed inside and that if she kept the soil moist and exposed to sunshine, she would find out what kind of seed […]
We’re very excited by the advance praise Dan’s latest book, The Wisdom We’re Born With: Restoring Our Faith in Ourselves, is receiving. See what people are saying about the book here. Order a copy of the book in advance from Amazon by clicking on the widget below.