2023 The Spirit of SEL Symposium
Program & Replays
Mindful Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth
In trying times, how can we not just survive but thrive in the face of challenges? Join author, international speaker, and Harvard psychologist Dr. Chris Willard as we discover the foundations of resilience and post-traumatic growth. We will look to positive psychology, anthropology, neuroscience, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness as we explore tools that have boosted human resilience in the face of adversity for generations.
In this session, you’ll:
- Learn how mindfulness can help improve life and boost human resilience
- Discover tools such as breathwork and surround sound practices to deal with stress and daily challenges in life
- Experience a short mindfulness exercise
Dr. Christopher Willard
Dr. Christopher Willard, (Psy. D.) is a clinical psychologist, author, and consultant based in Massachusetts. He has spoken in thirty countries and has presented at two TEDx events. He is the author of twenty books, including Alphabreaths (2019), Growing Up Mindful (2016), and How we Grow Through What we Go Through. (2022) His thoughts on mental health have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, mindful.org, cnn.com, and elsewhere. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.