Our attention this past year has been diverted to unending news of the pandemic, politics, racial unrest and violence. And what we focus our attention on is amplified – it becomes our experience. In this unique session led by Licensed Mental Health Counselor Jill Hamilton Buss, you’ll gain a deeper understanding into how your brain and how the process of attention work. Learn tips and strategies to help you regain your ability to pay attention to things that matter to YOU.
The firehose of headlines everywhere we turn, all vying for our limited, precious resource – our attention – has left many of us feeling fragmented and weary. This session will help you learn to be more proactive and selective and better able to focus your limited attention on YOUR life and priorities to feel calmer, healthier and happier.
By participating in this session, you can expect to learn:
- what “attention” is and how it works
- what advertisers and marketers know – and how to use some of their techniques to regain control over our fragmented attention
- how stress and attention are linked and how other states make us vulnerable to inattention
- evidence-based ways to better understand and reduce mental clutter and increase your ability to pay attention to things that matter
This program is presented by Jill Hamilton Buss and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.
One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.
For troubleshooting and other Zoom-related questions, please email us at [email protected]
By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.
About Your Program Presenter
Jill Hamilton Buss is a licensed mental health counselor who works with clients in a holistic way to create optimal wellbeing for mind and body. She offers traditional psychotherapy, life coaching and “Walk and Talk Therapy.” She previously served as the executive director of Healthy Central Florida, an initiative to make our communities the healthiest in the nation. She holds Master’s degrees from Rollins College and the University of Florida in Mental Health Counseling and Communications and was named one of Winter Park’s Most Influential People in 2016.