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What Fires Together Wires Together – Better Understanding Your Mind (Mt Hel...
Thu. 11 May 2017, 3:30 pm – 4:50 pm AEST
This workshop will provide an introduction to:
Understanding why your brain is like Velcro for negative experiences, and teflon for positive experiences;
An awareness of your emotion regulation systems for improved mental focus;
The link between your physiology and your ability to think more deeply and creatively;
Knowing why - where you put your attention really matters.
Lynne Reeder will be leading this workshop. Lynne is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health at Federation University Australia, and a Director of the public interest Think Tank Australia21. She is the project lead on Australia21’s Empathy project and a member of its Research Committee. In 2015 Lynne completed a study which examined the role of empathy conversations as a policy tool and presented the findings at the 3rd Global Empathy conference held at Oxford University, UK. She completed her PhD (Monash University) on the international relations theory of global interdependence, which included a focus on the ethical aspects of global governance. She trained as a meditation teacher with Deepak Chopra in the US and currently teaches mindfulness at a regional hospital cancer centre.
By attending this workshop you will gain 5 leadership development points towards your Volunteer or Leadership Award.