Wholeheartedness: The Synergy of Love, Compassion, Neuroscience, and Philosophy - Rancho La Puerta
Events Calendar
Types of Events:
Spa Services

Wholeheartedness: The Synergy of Love, Compassion, Neuroscience, and Philosophy

Week of March 2, 2024

“Wholeheartedness” will be a colorful and fascinating journey through the remarkable advances in the life sciences; allowing us to gain deep insight into love, compassion, and the revolutionary new understanding of what it means to be human. This can be presented as a 50-minute eyes wide open adventure that will add an exciting new dimension to our understanding and wisdom about the critical importance of love and compassion.

Genomics and Life Relationship: Redefining Humans and Self-Love

Cell Signaling Messengers: Love and Compassion Hormones, Neurotransmitters, and Metabolites

Gut Brain Axis: Love and Nutrition, Diet, Microbiome, Vagus Nerve, and Mirror Neurons

  1. Philosophical Loving Wisdom: Ramana Maharishi, Albert Einstein, and Dalai Lama


Joseph B. Weiss, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, is Clinical Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the University of California, San Diego. He graduated from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Irvine, and did his clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others, he has pursued interests in Tropical and International Medicine and Public Health with stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Dr. Weiss is also an accomplished humorist, professional speaker and the author of many acclaimed books on the topics of health, wellness, digestion and nutrition (To Air is Human; Got Guts: A Guide to Prevent and Beat Colon Cancer; Artsy Fartsy; A Digest on Digestion; The Scoop on Poop; and more at www.smartaskbooks.com). He has presented at international conferences, universities, medical centers, Fortune 500 companies, YPO/WPO, Bohemian Grove, Esalen, Aspen Brain Forum and international spas and resorts. He has co-hosted a popular health radio talk show, “Health News and Views” and truly enjoys educating and entertaining his audiences!

More About Wisdom Keeper Week