GEN Lunch and Learn – The Fundamentals of Mindfulness


Friday, March 6, 2020, 11:30 AM–1:00 PM


Topaz Café
780 Village Center Drive
Burr RidgeIL 60527

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  • Members $ 25.00 Before Mar 5, 2020 Members $ 25.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 25.00 Before Mar 5, 2020 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 25.00
  • Non-members $ 35.00 Before Mar 5, 2020 Non-members $ 35.00

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Do you struggle with taking on too much, procrastinating, feeling overwhelmed, or reacting impulsively? Practicing mindfulness can help you make changes to these patterns and improve your quality of life, even in the face of stress or difficulties. This presentation is designed to provide an overview of mindfulness. What it is and what it is not. You will learn about the benefits as well as ways you can begin applying these skills to your everyday life.

Speaker: Robert B. Allanson, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Check-in 11:30 AM
Presentation 12:00-1:00 PM

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this session will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning of Mindfulness.
  • Identify potential personal benefits of this approach.
  • Explore how to begin practicing use of mindfulness in your own life.

Delivery method: Group-Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Personal Development - Non-Technical
Earn about 1.0 CPE Credits

CPE hours: 1.20

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