Mindfulness continues to be a hot topic in the library industry. But what exactly is mindfulness, and how can you use these techniques to lower your stress, minimize the chaos, and “be in the moment?”
In this informative and interactive program, we’ll explore the 9 Essential Qualities of Mindfulness (based on the work of Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D.) and discuss how we can apply these qualities to our working lives.
Attendees will learn:
- Mindfulness concepts including Openness, Acceptance, and Presence
- Techniques to stay focused on the present moment (not the past or the future)
- The benefits and beauty of Non-Attachment to their work and home lives
Andrew Sanderbeck is a recognized expert presenter, coach, and consultant for libraries on customer service, communication skills, change management, relationship building, and management and leadership. He has presented at ALA, PLA, and at many state and regional library conferences, as well as international conferences. Andrew is the founder of PCI Webinars, a webinar company that produces 100 programs each year for library organizations. He is the author of two books, The Power of Asking for What You Want and The ABCs of Positive Living.
Competency Index for the Library Field: Essential Library Competencies
Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic