Using Science-Backed Strategies to Thrive in a Life with Multiple Demanding Roles
Participating in a demanding professional life while maintaining healthy engagement in non-work roles can be overwhelming, frustrating, and riddled with guilt. It can also be a source of joy, inspiration, and creativity. This session will explore how multiple demanding roles can be mutually beneficial, helping us improve our creativity, rest, and happiness. Using tools from the therapy room as well as behavioral science, attendees will learn how they can actively enhance their well-being while maintaining a foothold in multiple demanding roles.
Presenter: Yael Schonbrun, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Brown University, co-host of the Psychologists Off the Clock podcast, and author. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, and her recent book is Work, Parent, Thrive: 12 Science-Backed Strategies to Ditch Guilt, Manage Overwhelm, and Grow Connection (When Everything Feels Like Too Much).