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Live Interview Series: So You Wanna... Practice Mindfulness?

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With so much going on in the world, many of us are feeling burned out and exhausted. Can mindfulness be a tool to help us re-center? How is mindfulness different from meditation? 

In this month's So You Wanna...? Series event, Savanna Nolan will sit down to discuss these questions with Mindfulness Caucus member and certified Koru Mindfulness teacher Heather Simmons. What is a mindfulness practice and how is it different from meditation? What steps can we take today to live more mindfully? 

This program is brought to you by the Professional Engagement, Growth & Advancement Special Interest Section (PEGA-SIS) and the AALL Continuing Professional Education Committee.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Any librarian experiencing stress and burnout.

TAKEAWAYS:

  1. Participants will learn the benefits of mindfulness and the science behind it.
  2. Participants will acquire new ways to practice mindfulness in their daily lives.
  3. Participants will examine the amendments to ABA Standard 508 and identify ways to support law students and other library users.

SPEAKERS:

  • Heather Simmons, University of Georgia School of Law

COORDINATOR/MODERATOR:

  • Savanna Nolan, University of Georgia School of Law

AALL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS: Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level,Teaching + TrainingManagement + Business Acumen

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No refunds will be given for any purchased live AALL webinar. This applies to non-AALL members only; live AALL webinars are free for AALL members.

Please contact AALL at elearning@aall.org by November 22, 2021 if you would like to request live captioning services.

Heather Simmons is the Associate Director for Instruction and Access at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Alexander Campbell King Law Library. She coordinates and develops curriculum for first-year legal research as well as advanced and specialized research courses. She also oversees all functions of the law library’s access and outreach services. Heather has had a passion for mindfulness throughout her career. She is a certified Koru Mindfulness Teacher and has conducted multiple presentations on mindfulness and self care. 

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Live Interview Series: So You Wanna... Practice Mindfulness?
12/08/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)   |  60 minutes
12/08/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)   |  60 minutes
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