119: Practical Tools to Thrive Against Anxiety and Stress in Challenging Times
College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM)
306 Liberty View Ln.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
What does it take to manage your mind, body, and spirit in times of stress, uncertainty, and challenge? What can you learn from athletes and top performers to make you mentally tough? This workshop will focus on specific techniques used to build resiliency and healthy coping skills based on clinical neuroscience. Learn to think like a Navy Seal, avoid the “amygdala hijack,” use the 333 rule, strengthen the social connection to counter loneliness, and much more aimed to live in optimal health and wellness.
• Apply evidence-based cognitive and physical strategies used to reduce stress and anxiety in therapy for psychologists and licensed mental health professionals
• Describe ways to make your parasympathetic nervous system work for you using polyvagal theory and the power of connection
• Discuss the development of a growth mindset, positive emotions, and the spiritual disciplines to enhance resiliency