Week of Mindfulness

June 6-9, 2022

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Monday, June 6

Practical Actions for Self-Care
(Glenn Pichardo)

We all know that self-care is important for maintaining a happy, healthy life. However, we often struggle with applying this knowledge to our lives. This workshop will provide strategies to help incorporate self-care practices into our daily routines, so that we can be happier, healthier and live a more rewarding life.

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Glenn Pichardo, SAIL Leadership Specialist, Certified Mindfulness & Mediation Instructor

Tuesday, June 7

Managing Stress: Empowering Ourselves & Our Teams
(Barbara Stevens)

The best leaders take care of their teams—and themselves. Understanding the importance of self-care and having ways to achieve it starts with knowing how your body responds to stressors. Then, you can focus your attention on finding the best stress management technique for you.

We will explore the symptoms and practice techniques to release stress, change our perspective and create an environment where we can thrive, instead of just survive.

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Barbara Stevens, Certified Stress Management Consultant

Wednesday, June 8

Why Difference Matters: Mindful Approaches to Workplace Conflicts
(Kristen Blinne)

In this session, we will consider the role difference plays in navigating workplace conflicts. As part of this conversation, we will engage with a variety of strategies aimed at expanding compassion, empathy, and kindness within our interactions. In doing so, a mindfulness-based approach to conflict resolution, grounded in communication, will be presented.

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Kristen Blinne, Associate Professor, Communication Studies, SUNY College at Oneonta

Thursday, June 9

Reflection or Rumination: Striking the Right Balance
(MaryAnn Stark)

Learn how rumination differs from emotional processing.  Recognize the signs of rumination, when it might be healthy and when it is not.  Attendees will be introduced to a journaling exercise to help find clarity, stop ruminating, and increase confidence in moving forward.

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MaryAnn Stark, Leadership Strategist, SUNY SAIL Institute