Your Crisis Is Not My Emergency: Mindfulness Techniques to Manage Stress

Recorded On: 10/28/2021

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Many legal information professionals are busy with new students, attorneys, judges, and clerks. This is in addition to the regular stresses we encounter in our jobs, both internal and external. This webinar will provide you with a variety of mindfulness strategies and techniques to manage your stress, including some optional chair yoga. The webinar will also discuss the amendments to ABA Standard 508 regarding law student well-being resources.


  1. Participants will learn the benefits of mindfulness and the science behind it
  2. Participants will acquire three 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


  • Kizmet Adams, University of Georgia 
  • Heather Simmons, University of Georgia


  • TJ Striepe, Director of the University of Georgia Law Library

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Kizmet Adams, University of Georgia 

Kizmet earned her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and has spent much of her career at Georgia Law in teaching and administrative positions. She has had a lifelong passion for helping people live healthy lives and now enjoys sharing that passion as the University of Georgia’s Wellbeing Coordinator. Kiz is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats on topics such as mindfulness and meditation, work/life balance, stress management, productivity, and engagement. Kiz is a certified Koru Mindfulness and Meditation instructor and has taught several Koru classes with Heather. She also teaches Pilates and yoga classes.

Heather Simmons, University of Georgia 

Heather 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.


Your Crisis Is Not My Emergency: Mindfulness Techniques to Manage Stress
10/28/2021 at 11:00 AM (CDT)   |  60 minutes
10/28/2021 at 11:00 AM (CDT)   |  60 minutes
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