Catch The Wave Kickoff Concert 1.1.16 at 1:00 PM

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Albany Peace Project 2016 – Catch The Wave Kickoff Program Concert 

Friday January 1 at 1:00 PM
Unity Church of Albany
21 King Ave, Albany, NY 12206

Start your new year by hearing from inspiring speakers and enjoying the music of fabulous musicians at 1:00 PM on New Years Day at Unity Church in Albany.  Then participate in the Albany Peace Project by doing the coherence meditations emailed to your inbox each day in January 2016.   At the end of the month, we will have our closing celebration concert, where participants share the insights and gains they have discovered while participating.
The Albany Peace Project protocol used for this study utilizes the Institute of HeartMath’s evidenced based protocol, the Heart-Lock In® , which has been shown to improve clarity, enhance decision making, and facilitate optimal functioning in many ways.

Stanford University psychologist,  Kelly McGonigal writes that meditation makes your mind a “willpower machine!”  So, cultivate your willpower through meditation to make 2016 your year of great positive change.

Get more connected by participating in these uplifting, community-building daily meditations – it’s guaranteed to send you off and running in February with new inspiration and heightened joy.

Catch The Wave Part 2 – The Science of Peace and Happiness

Saturday January 2 at 7:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church of Albany
405 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12206

 “The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”  Benjamin Franklin

There is a reason why our forefathers included “the pursuit of happiness” in the United States Declaration of Independence. Pursuing happiness is not just for personal gain, it benefits society as a whole. People who are happier, give more, love better and even live longer.  Albany Peace Project founder, Bethany Gonyea will share with us what science has been discovering about happiness, and how biofeedback and mindfulness dramatically enhances happiness levels, which enhances people’s willingness to be of service to the greater good.  The pursuit of happiness has the tragic propensity to bring great misery when we pursue the wrong things. After attending this event, you will be able to discern worthy happiness pursuits that are guaranteed to dramatically increase your peace and happiness.

We are also fortunate to have the musical group The Souls of Evolution, with featured guest Joy Adler performing as well.