“The studies are really clear: when you learn to develop awareness of the body, you get more intuition – and amazingly – more wisdom,” says Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, and founding co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center.

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In his new book, “Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence,” Dr. Siegel introduces the “Wheel of Awareness,” one aspect of the meditative techniques he says can be utilized to improve relationships, health, and longevity.

Watch the video above to hear Dr. Siegel explain how the “Wheel of Awareness” works, then check here to find out where you can watch Monday’s Dr. Phil.

“Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence,” by Daniel J. Siegel, MD is available wherever books are sold.

Dr. Siegel is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board.

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