Alane K. Daugherty, PhD, is a stress expert who teaches courses in stress management, emotional health, embodied spirituality, health and well-being, and the psychophysiology of contemplative practice. She is codirector of the Mind and Heart Research Lab—a psychophysiology lab and stress management and emotional health facility at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. She also serves as research consultant for the Center for Engaged Compassion at Claremont School of Theology. She routinely speaks and conducts seminars, workshops, and retreats on stress management and cultivating emotional resilience.
Foreword writer Habib Sadeghi, DO, is founder of Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical Center in Agoura Hills, CA. With a master’s degree in spiritual psychology, he specializes in treating chronic diseases and their trauma-based, emotional cofactors. He specializes in osteopathic, anthroposophical, environmental, psychosomatic, family, and German new medicine; and integrative psychosynthesis. He is author of The Clarity Cleanse and Within.