Mindfulness: Countering The Attention Economy

Attention is fast becoming a scarce and highly-prized resource in today's tech-driven economy. There is a price to pay, and a heavy one. Studies show an increase in anxiety and depression, especially in teens and young adults. Learn how mindfulness can counter the effects of the Attention Economy.
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Mindfulness: Countering The Attention Economy

Time & Location

13 Feb 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
63b Temple St - 3rd Floor, 63b Temple Street, Singapore

About The Event

WELL NOW TALK SERIES

The Well Now Talk Series are events offered to you by Well Now, a community for mental health practitioners.

Each talk addresses one of three themes, or a mixture thereof:

  1. A modality that other mental health practitioner may want to learn more about
  2. Case studies that address the practicalities of working with a particular topic area
  3. Succefful ways to build a private practice

As such the Well Now Talk Series is exclusively dedicated to mental health practitioners. Whether you are a counsellor, psychologist, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst or therapist, who is qualified and involved in the mental health profession one way or another, this would likely be of interest to you.

THIS EVENING'S TALK

Our attention is fast becoming the scarce resource that is highly prized in today's technologically-driven economy. There is a price to pay, and a heavy one. Studies show an increase in anxiety and depression rates, especially in our teens and young adults. Learn how mindfulness can counter the effects of the Attention Economy.

This 1 hour talk will cover:

How does technology and social media impact our mental health?

What is mindfulness?

How does mindfulness work?

Experiential practices of mindfulness

This talk is suitable for practitioners and members of the general public interested in the topic of mindfulness.

OUR SPEAKER

Sophia Goh is a professional counsellor and psychotherapist based in Singapore.

She is passionate about helping individuals lead successful, fulfilling and well-meaning lives – one that they would be eager to jump out of bed for. She works closely with teenagers and adults to help them overcome life challenges and flourish as individuals.

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