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Lunch THEN Learn Series: Mindful Self-Compassion
Friday, November 4, 2022
The registration period has closed for this event.

Please join us for our Lunch THEN Learn Series during Thrive Week. We encourage participants to bring a lunch and network with colleagues from 12-1pm.

The workshop will be held from 1-2pm.

Why Self-Compassion?

Our brains are wired for survival, which creates a natural tendency to focus on and be motivated by negative thought patterns like criticism, pain, and danger. Self-compassion training helps educators understand and transform these habitual responses and develop the ability to motivate with compassion rather than self-criticism. The science shows – and through our work we can see – that self-compassion has a significant positive impact on educator well-being, resilience, and stress management. Practicing self-compassion involves taking action and making positive changes in our lives. Through this process, we see people reconnecting with their deep motivation and excitement for helping others.
We will:
• Learn and practice techniques to reduce workplace fatigue
• Respond to negative thought patterns with self-kindness
• Utilize compassion as a motivator rather than self-criticism
• Integrate core practices into everyday life.

Registration open through 2022/11/4 10:30 AM EST


Mackintosh-Corry Hall, B176 Lecture Theatre
68 University Avenue
Kingston, On K7L 3N6

Once you're in the building, take the stairs or elevator across from the cafeteria down to the basement and you will see the Faculty and Staff Learning Facilities straight in front of you.

Click here for directions