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Cultivating Resilience During Complex Times

Within this “Age of Anxiety”, the pressure to hyper-perform and jump through endless hoops is taking its toll. Mindfulness has surged in popularity, but what exactly does it offer? Beyond the hype, learn how to apply the science of mindfulness to reduce anxiety to stay well and do well. From coping with the pandemic, to overcoming technology overload, to overcoming perfectionism and deficit thinking, this interactive session offers practical strategies to help you relieve stress, and develop self-care mindsets and habits that help you build the agility and resilience at work, school, home and beyond.

EVENT TIME: 3-5PM Pacific Time | Silicon Valley Campus

Speaker Bio

Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, known as “Dr. Kris”, is an internationally recognized, award-winning behavioral science professor, clinician, and author from Boston, Massachusetts. As the Lead Faculty for Behavioral Science at Northeastern University, Dr. Kris’s clinical, research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well-being and resilience, particularly for marginalized and underserved populations. She is the author of RESET: Make the Most of Your Stress, Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Motivational Book of 2015, best-selling Mentalligence: A New Psychology of Thinking, and the upcoming Worth the Risk: How to Micro-dose Bravery to Grow Resilience, Connect More, and Offer Yourself to the World. She is the host of Crackin’ Up: Where Therapy Meets Comedy and a regular contributor for Thrive Global and Psychology Today. Dr. Kris’s work has been featured on NPR and CBS radio. Her Ted talkThe Risk You Must Take has over 312k views. To learn more, connect with her at www.KristenLee.com and @TheRealDrKris.

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Silicon Valley Campus

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San Francisco | Bay Area




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