Speaker: Linda Douglas, Trauma Informed Services Specialist, NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Category: Health & Wellness
Target Audience: Volunteer Managers, Other Nonprofit Staff, National Service (AmeriCorps Members and/or Senior Corps Volunteers), National Service Program Staff (AmeriCorps and/or Senior Corps)
Session Level: Intermediate: for individuals who are familiar with the topic & and want a deeper understanding with actionable takeaways
Social media, ever-changing new cycles, and serious FOMO at every turn have made us all slaves to the technology that we carry around with us every day. Increased opportunities to work and learn remotely have also changed our living spaces to work spaces and increased isolation. It is easier than ever to find ways to numb out and check out. Is this healthy? Is it productive?
- Name at least three strategies to implement regularly that will reduce numbing out and increase engagement
- Describe how today’s technology can help and hurt our ability to meaningfully engage with today’s world
- Practice mindfulness in order to reduce the stress that comes with being plugged in 24/7