The Healthy Lawyer
Calm in the Eye of the Storm: An Introduction to Mindfulness for Attorneys
Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute
Seminar Code: EDU151013
About the Program: Recently mindfulness practices have gained media notoriety as research suggests that mindfulness can be helpful in reducing stress, worry, chronic pain and a host of other maladies. Increasingly, mindfulness practices are being embraced in schools, universities, hospitals, prisons, and corporations to foster resilience, compassion, learning and connection. Mindfulness is moment to moment non-judgmental awareness; mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. This awareness helps us touch deeply the wonders of life and transform the roots of our suffering.
Who Should Attend: Attorneys and other legal professionals who are interested in learning more about mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and increase health and learning.
You Will Learn:
· About recent scientific research on mindfulness and meditation
· How mindfulness can ease stressful or contentious situations
· Several methods of meditation including silent and guided breath meditation and lovingkindness meditation
Speaker: Dr. Brandon Nappi, Founder and Executive Director at the Copper Beach Institute, Farmington
Event Cost: Registration includes a light lunch and parking (35 Bank Street)