Log in
Become a YWL member today!
Log in

Accessing Your Inner Wisdom Through the Power of Mindfulness

  • 12 Jul 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Minden Gross - 145 King Street West, Suite 2200


Registration is closed

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.

About Jackie

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!

The Details:

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

*By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by YWL and its affiliates and representatives. Such images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar YWL events in the future and highlight the event, and you agree to release YWL from any liability on account of such usage. If you do not wish to be subject to the foregoing, please contact YWL at or connect with a YWL Executive Board member at the event.

Follow us on social media!

© 2019 Young Women in Law

Home    Privacy Policy   Contact

Get In Touch

PO Box 1098, Toronto Dominion, 

Toronto, Ontario M5K 1P2

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software