Accessing Your Inner Wisdom Through the Power of Mindfulness
The law is a very demanding profession and a lawyer’s day is a frantic world of managing multiple tasks at work as well as home and social responsibilities and on and on and on. It is all-too-easy to get caught in the stress loop.
Stress among lawyers is among the highest of any profession. Lawyers fall into the trap of rumination on the past (I should have done this…) or projection into the future (I have to do that…) which causes the sympathetic nervous system to take over resulting in long term physical and emotional effects.
If not understood the results will create emotional and physical strain on personal and professional relationships, work fulfillment and productivity.
Having experienced stress as a teacher, university administrator and teacher educator, Jackie understands the challenges associated with this whirlwind life and has learned that mindfulness is a means to living a fulfilled life. In this talk, Jackie shares her experience of stress, her healing journey and the vast research on mindfulness practices.
Dr. Jackie Eldridge, is an experienced teacher, teacher educator, administrator, speaker and coach who is passionate about inspiring and empowering leaders who are mindful agents for change. Her work in education, leadership and personal development is grounded in her belief that everyone can make a difference in the world when they are able to tap into their own understanding of self and others. Jackie believes that every individual has the potential to touch lives through mindful leadership. Jackie’s doctoral research on the ethics of care demonstrates her core value of the importance of caring connections in all of life’s relationships. When not leading Wren workshops. Jackie is a Lecturer in the Master of Teaching Program at the University of Toronto Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).
Guests will be treated to wine, cheese and fruit.
Space is limited, so be sure not to miss out on this exciting event!
When: Thursday July 12, 2018
Where: Minden Gross LLP, 145 King Street West, Suite 2200
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Price: $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members
CPD Accreditation Pending - 1.5 hours of Professionalism Content
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