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2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

273 Special Session--Women in Science Workshop: Connecting Mindfulness and Work-Life Balance

Oral Session
Sponsored by Bio Huma Netics and Monsanto

Special Sessions
Ticket Required to Attend: Multi-tasking, overloaded schedules, and high demands often keep us incredibly busy and stressed. It seems paradoxical to meet both the demands and goals of our work and personal life. To balance our expectations, our career goals as scientists, while also living a deeply fulfilling and happy life can be challenging. Specifically, women suffer from those competing demands. To keep us healthy and in the “green zone” depends how we relate to stress and life as a whole. There has been ample research evidence that mindfulness practices allow us to unplug and be more present - deliberately paying full attention to what is happening around you and within you (in your body, heart and mind) in the present moment. The practices of mindfulness cultivate the ability to become more aware of thoughts, emotions, and actions, and thus, give us the tools to live up to our highest potential.  Join us at this workshop where we will explore work life balance and several mindfulness practices.   Speaker: Sabine Grunwald, PhD Leader of UF Mindfulness & Professor Pedometrics, Landscape Analysis & GIS Laboratory Soil and Water Sciences Department University of Florida Registration Required - Fee: $25 ($30 after Sept. 7) Student Fee:  $10 ($15 after Sept. 7)  limited number available - add to your registration!
Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom D

Rita Abi-Ghanem
Rita Abi-Ghanem and Susan M. Chapman
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:05 PM
Mindfulness Workshop by Sabine Grunwald
3:35 PM
Mentoring Award Presentation by Rita Abi-Ghanem
3:45 PM
Reception and Round Table Discussion
4:30 PM
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