Christopher Willard Friday, February 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Surveys are finding that our young people are more stressed and struggling with mental health issues than ever before. Whether it be the college race or chronic oppression, our children are busier than ever, with fewer resources for managing than ever before. And yet just […]
George Mumford Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 8:30 – 9:30 am The Power of Mindfulness is at the heart of the secrets to pure performance. In my book The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance, I share my experience working with elite as well as weekend, part-time athletes. In this keynote I will share practices and […]
Pioneering self-compassion researcher, Dr. Kristin Neff, will present about the potential for self-compassion to alleviate some of the the unique stresses associated with childhood and adolescence. She also offers a summary of the self-compassion research conducted with youths using self-report, experimental and intervention methodologies.