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2020 Mar 27

Supportive Relationships During Crisis

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Research shows that both honesty and compassion are critical elements for cultivating supportive relationships during times of crisis.

Honesty enables us to process our emotions and ensure our own needs are met, while compassion empowers us to support our loved ones, increase our resilience, and even enhance our immune system function. In this session, participants will learn a powerful framework and tangible communication strategies to balance honesty and compassion to create supportive relationships with their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Apr 08

Mindfulness for Leaders in Turbulent Times: Session Three

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

The global Coronavirus Pandemic is clearly causing enormous disruption to our professional and personal lives alike. Now, more than ever, leaders need to remain clearheaded, resilient, and compassionate to most effectively help their teams navigate the rapidly emerging new challenges, including the sudden forced shift to working from home. In these three live video-seminars, we will explore how we can employ simple Mindfulness principles and practices to strengthen our ability to lead during these uncertain times, and beyond.

Mindful Communication Skills for Leaders in...

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2020 Apr 08

Mindfulness for Leaders in Turbulent Times: Session Two

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

The global Coronavirus Pandemic is clearly causing enormous disruption to our professional and personal lives alike. Now, more than ever, leaders need to remain clearheaded, resilient, and compassionate to most effectively help their teams navigate the rapidly emerging new challenges, including the sudden forced shift to working from home. In these three live video-seminars, we will explore how we can employ simple Mindfulness principles and practices to strengthen our ability to lead during these uncertain times, and beyond.

Mindfully Leading Unexpectedly Virtual or...

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2020 Apr 08

Mindfulness for Leaders in Turbulent Times: Session One

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

The global Coronavirus Pandemic is clearly causing enormous disruption to our professional and personal lives alike. Now, more than ever, leaders need to remain clearheaded, resilient, and compassionate to most effectively help their teams navigate the rapidly emerging new challenges, including the sudden forced shift to working from home. In these three live video-seminars, we will explore how we can employ simple Mindfulness principles and practices to strengthen our ability to lead during these uncertain times, and beyond.

How to Keep Your Head and Heart on Straight...

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2020 Apr 01

Managing Stress: Grounding Strategies for Dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

 Please join us online via Zoom to discuss some ways to manage uncomfortable emotions that inevitably arise for almost all of us when coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and needed public health measures to contain it. We will provide a brief review of why uncomfortable emotions may come up, how to better understand what you are feeling, and ways to ground yourself in the moment. We will also review some exercises you can try at home and the rationale behind how they can be used. We will include time for questions and answers, and we welcome ideas and suggestions for helpful ways for...

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Mindfulness and Compassion 2.0

March 18, 2020
An essential component of any mindfulness practice is learning to focus on observing both internal and external experiences with a heightened sense of clarity, this virtual course on March 31 will delve further into how these practices can prepare us to lend support to ourselves and those around us. Learn more. Read more about Mindfulness and Compassion 2.0

Full-day Mindfulness Retreat for Experienced Practitioners

February 26, 2020
Modeled after the programs offered at established retreat centers such as the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts, this full-day retreat on March 5 offer participants sustained periods of practice in a variety of meditation styles, such as the body scan; sitting and walking meditation; gentle yoga; and compassion-based practices. Learn more. Read more about Full-day Mindfulness Retreat for Experienced Practitioners

Mindful Communications 2.0

February 19, 2020
In this course on Feb. 27, the instructor will offer insights and refinements around challenges participants may have faced in their ongoing efforts to become more careful, more compassionate speakers and listeners. Pre-Requisite:Mindful Communication: Speaking and Listening with Awareness. Learn more. Read more about Mindful Communications 2.0

Mindful Eating

February 5, 2020
This session on Feb 25 will delve into how a consistent practice of mindfulness can help us close those gaps, and furthermore help us manage the unconscious, reactive habits that build up around food. As a result, we will learn to become more aware of when we are truly hungry, when we are not, and when we are sated. Learn more. Read more about Mindful Eating

International Winter Bike to Work Day

January 29, 2020

Stop by the Smith Campus Center patio on Feb 11 and pick up your honorary winter bike commuter badge. Warm up with hot cocoa while having your bike tuned up for free. Please pre-register here.

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