Drop-in Session: Staying Balanced Amid Uncertainties

Elizabeth H. B. Lin MD, MPH

About this Event

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues with no clear resolution in sight, we call upon resources to weather these uncertainties and challenges. This session will introduce the Mountain Meditation with compassion. The Mountain Meditation was initially developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. With an open-minded and open-hearted approach, this practice can inspire us toward kindness for ourself and others while staying balanced amidst uncertainties and chaos.

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About the Presenter

Elizabeth Lin

Elizabeth H. B. Lin MD, MPH

Elizabeth is passionate about teaching mindfulness and self-compassion and is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Certified Mindfulness Self-Compassion (MSC)  Teacher.  Elizabeth was introduced to mindfulness through scientific research in 2000, and has trained directly with the founders of MBSR and MSC. She weaves mindfulness with self-compassion and loving kindness in teaching her courses. Elizabeth has had a daily meditation practice for more than 27 years.

A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Elizabeth has been a family medicine physician for many years, as well as a mental health researcher focusing on improving mind-body health in general medical settings.  She is a Clinical Professor at University of Washington School of Medicine. Elizabeth is enthusiastic about bringing scientifically proven mindfulness and compassion programs to people from diverse backgrounds.  Over the past 10 years, witnessing the transformative experiences of participants in her classes has inspired Elizabeth to continue teach these courses and facilitate growth and blossoming in the participants.