Dr. Kari Leibowitz

Health Psychologist and Researcher

Kari Leibowitz, PhD is a health psychologist, researcher, speaker and writer. She received her PhD in psychology from Stanford University, where she was a Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow. Her research with the Stanford Mind & Body Lab helps us understand and harness mindsets to improve health and well-being. Kari received her undergraduate degree from Emory University, and her work has taken her all over the world as she organized the 2013 visit of the Dalai Lama to Emory, co-led three summers of Emory’s Tibetan Mind/Body Sciences study abroad program in India, and served as a U.S.-Norway Fulbright scholar. As a Fulbright scholar, Kari lived in Tromsø, Norway, north of the Arctic Circle, and studied mindsets about winter. She is the author of the forthcoming book, How To Winter: Harnessing Your Mindset to Embrace All Seasons of Life, published by Penguin Random House. She shares insights and her experience living in the Arctic in her Wintertime Mindset Workshop, and has delivered talks and workshops on how to leverage the power of mindset to international audiences. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic and The New York Times.


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