Live-Stream Mindfulness Sessions

mindfulness flyer

Please see HealthSmart on AC Commons, access APS Staff Central, or email Grace.belew@apsva.us for the meeting password.

“Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when we non-judgmentally pay attention in the present moment”. Mindful meditations are great tools for well-being that can be particularly helpful during times of high stress.  We invite everyone to try the experience with us.        

      

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

This session will allow participants to work with and change their relationship to anxiety and worry.

11:30 AM

 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

This session will allow participants to foster self-compassion to calm the inner-critic.

5:00 PM

 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 

This session will allow participants to practice intentional belly- breathing.

11:30 AM                                                 

 

Thursday, October 29, 2020

This session will promote the practice of relaxation and self-care.

5:00 PM

 

While each session is 30 minutes, we understand that not everyone can commit to this period of time. Please feel free to enter at the scheduled time and leave after the first 15-minute meditation, or sign in 15 minutes after the start for the final meditation.

Participants are muted upon entry, please leave yourself on mute if you enter late. Each meeting will open about 10 minutes early to allow you to enter and have time to get situated. In this time, you may want to make some adjustments, and EAP will be able to assist you. Having your camera on is optional.

All links are unique to the day/time.  Please create a personal reminder in your Outlook calendar by copying and pasting the Zoom link for the date(s) you would like to attend. For more information please contact Grace.Belew@apsva.us.

 

                                EAP Virtual Mindfulness Toolbox Preview

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased stress levels for many. Interested in taking some time out of your day to learn better stress management techniques? 

This will be a “preview” of a 3 -session Mindfulness Toolboxoffered to employees who are interested in creating or improving their own mindfulness practices.

If you enjoy the preview you are welcome to join the Toolbox:

 11/5, 11/12, 11/19 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM  

*Led by Renita Riddick, EAP MSW Intern      

 Thursday, October 29th

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM      

RSVP to receive Zoom Invite and Password: Renita.Riddick@apsva.us

DHS’s Mindfulness Drop-In Classes

Check out the DHS’s new Mindfulness Drop-In Classes via ZOOM, a great free opportunity. Christopher Downing will be teaching two classes per day:

A Mindfulness Class for STAFF will be offered from 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.

Questions? Contact Chris Downing at cdowni@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-4880.