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Mindfulness Meditation

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Personal Development; Wellness

Jan 19, 2022 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Speaker(s): Fabian Drain
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

This event is only for NIH Intramural Trainees currently in our postbac, graduate student, and postdoc programs.  This session will be held online via Zoom and the link will be distributed in NIH Trainee Listserv announcements. If you need the link immediately please email

Research has shown many positive effects of mindfulness meditation, including better sleep and immune functioning, increased attention, and ability to focus, lowered effects of stress, and enhanced ability to regulate emotions.  OITE’s 30-minute guided meditation sessions are offered to provide space and time for participants to experience these benefits.  No special clothing or equipment is required, and participants can attend whenever it fits their schedule. 

To request sign language interpreters or CART Services, you can contact NIH Interpreting Services by phone at 301-402-8180, by using the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, or by submitting a request online. If you have other, disability-related accommodation requests for an event, please email Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.