GSE Events

Contemplative Practices for Academic Achievement - Orientation Workshop

2014-08-25 11:15 2014-08-25 14:15 15 Penn GSE Event: Contemplative Practices for Academic Achievement - Orientation Workshop DD/MM/YYYY
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:15am - 2:15pm

Ballroom D, 11:15am-12:15pm and 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Elizabeth Mackenzie, PhD., Program Manager & Adjunct Assistant Professor

Learn simple practices that can assist you to rewire your brain for success, effectively manage stress, and promote serenity in the face of academic and social pressures.

You will learn:  

  • How simple breathing techniques can keep you calm under pressure
  • How the brain responds to contemplative practice
  • Why gaining awareness of our mental processes promotes well-being
  • How the mind-body connection can work for you