Mindfulness as a Coping Strategy in Times of Crisis
In this webinar, Dr. Linda Carlson (professor in the Faculty of Medicine and co-author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness) will discuss the ways in which mindfulness can be used as a coping strategy to help reduce stress as we work through the COVID-19 pandemic. She will define mindfulness, give research-based examples of how it can reduce stress and change your brain, and guide you through several mindfulness practices that can be beneficial in your everyday professional and personal lives, and especially during times of crisis.
- Gain an introductory understanding of the roots, definition and benefits of mindfulness
- Utilize practical skills in cultivating present moment awareness to build resilience, compassion, and empathy
- Discover several mindfulness-based applications to use at work and at home for personal wellbeing