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NAMI Forum: Rewire for Wellness with Dr. Jen

Join us as we welcome Jennifer Wolkin, PhD, to the NAMI Virtual Forum for a lesson on rewiring our brains for wellness through mindfulness and neuroscience on Thursday, January 28th at 7:00 PM on Zoom.

In today’s day and age, “mindful” and “mindfulness” have become often meaningless buzzwords that are used colloquially. Perhaps many of you have been told to “be mindful,” without any context or guidance. Yet, do we really know what it means to truly be mindful or to cultivate mindfulness?

In Rewire for Wellness, Dr. Wolkin will dip into the scientific research studying mindfulness, translate its jargon, and share the bottom-line take home message to lay out for you in tangible terms:

• What mindfulness is, truly
• How mindfulness practice can help all of us rewire for wellness
• Make a case for taking five minutes of your day, every day, for self-care through practice
• How to begin a long-lasting practice

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER:
Jennifer R. Wolkin, PhD, is a licensed clinical health and neuropsychologist, writer, speaker, and mental health advocate. She founded a private practice with an appreciation that our mind, body, spirit, and brain are intimately intertwined and impacted by one another. She draws heavily on tools such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based techniques. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in creative writing with a poetry focus. Her first book, “Quick Calm: Easy meditations to short-circuit stress using mindfulness and neuroscience” is available for pre-sale. You can find her writing for and in community with her IG community @drjenpsych_.

ATTENDING THE NAMI VIRTUAL FORUM:
When: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST
Where: Online on Zoom
RSVP: No RSVP required – all are welcome
Join Zoom Meeting: https://bit.ly/NAMIVirtual
Dial-in by Phone: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 912 202 4943
Meeting Password: 202901
Questions: nemeigh@namibuckspa.org

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