Mindfulness as a Coping Strategy in Times of Crisis (September 24)

  • 24 Sep 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Featuring Dr. Linda Carlson (professor in the Faculty of Medicine and co-author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness) 

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, and make parallels to the uncertainties of coping with cancer. She will define mindfulness, give research-based examples of how it can reduce stress and help people with cancer cope, and guide you through several mindfulness practices that can be beneficial in your everyday professional and personal lives, and especially during times of crisis.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an introductory understanding of the roots, definition and benefits of mindfulness generally, and for people with cancer
  • Utilize practical skills in cultivating present moment awareness to build resilience
  • Discover several mindfulness-based applications to use at work and at home for personal wellbeing

Webinar registration:

  • FREE to all. Advanced registration is required.

Webinar access details will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

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