Mindfulness (02/06/20)

Join us for a chat about Mindfulness on Tues 2 June 9pm AEST.

Due to the recent COVID-19 crisis anxiety and stress have been on the rise. Everywhere, physical and mental health is suffering. As information professionals, we may be exposed to a stressed and anxious public. How can we support our clients and ourselves? Mindfulness is one activity that has been linked to easing stress and anxiety. In this chat we will explore how information professionals are utilizing mindfulness, both personally and professionally.


Q1: What is mindfulness? How are mindfulness and resilience linked?

Q2: As an information professional, have you had experience with mindfulness training at work for staff or your clients? Do you think these activities were successful?

Q3: What are some strategies you use when you are having trouble focusing at work?

Q4: Can you identify your stress triggers? How do you cope when you’re feeling stressed?

Q5: What is the most helpful resource you have used for mindfulness?


Why Mindfulness is a Superpower?

10 Ways to be more mindful at work https://www.mindful.org/10-ways-mindful-work/

ABC radio podcast, finding calm in the midst of Coronavirus https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/mindfully/finding-calm-in-the-midst-of-coronavirus/12071728

Guided meditations from MoveMuse https://www.movemuse.com.au/guided-meditation/

Smiling Mind https://www.smilingmind.com.au/mindfulness

Insight Timer: https://insighttimer.com/ 

Mindful in LIS https://twitter.com/mindfulinlis


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