Why Lois Holzman wants YOU to read The Overweight Brain

I’m the author, and so I’d like you to read it because I’d love to hear from you and see what you think, and I’d like to have as many people as possible read it.”

Dr. Lois Holzman

It’s very practical. How is it practical? Well, what I’m saying is that I want to help you stop worrying about what you don’t know so that you can grow.”

Secondly, the book is very provocative because knowing as a way of life, as a way of thinking, a paradigm if you will of how to approach your life and all the world’s problems, is that we have to know what we’re doing, we have to know all the facts, and so on, and in fact, it turns out that’s not the case…”

Lois Holzman is a cofounder with Fred Newman of the East Side Institute for Group and Short Term Psychotherapy and the Institute’s current director. She is a leading proponent of cultural approaches to learning, development and psychotherapy.


Politics for the People

Conference Call With Author

Dr. Lois Holzman

Sunday, December 8th

7pm EST

Call in number: 605-313-5156

Passcode: 767775#



The Overweight Brain

How our obsession with knowing

keeps us from getting smart enough

to make a better world

Founder of the Politics for the People free educational series and book club for independent voters. Chair of the New York County Independence Party.

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