January 17, 2014, San Francisco, California
One in ten Americans--including children--are taking antidepressant drugs, and the World Health Organization predicts that by the year 2030, more people worldwide will be affected by depression than by any other health condition. Dr. Weil, who has struggled with moderate depression himself through midlife, investigates how we got here, what we can do outside of traditional medicine to start feeling more content, and how we can sustain this contentment through life's inevitable dark patches. He explains how, scientifically, emotionally, and spiritually, humans have the innate ability to achieve positive emotions without external agencies--a process he calls "spontaneous" because it is a natural one that does not rely on drugs or other medicines. Learn more and find registration information here.