Mindfulness, Meditation and Mental Fitness
Presented by Jeff Gero, PhD
The link between meditation, mindfulness, and stress reduction is well established. But there is also a link to mental fitness and resilience. In this month’s presentation, Jeff Gero will share with us why meditation and mindfulness continue to gain popularity in the academics and the workplace, the link between meditation and the brain, and techniques to help us be mentally tough and resilient while striving for our professional and personal goals.
Jeff Gero, PhD is an accomplished results-oriented management consultant, OD specialist, executive coach, trainer, workshop leader, and national speaker. Dr. Gero is a pioneer in the field of stress management and the creator of the Success of Stress System. For over 35 years, Dr. Gero has worked with many organizations dealing with a variety of challengers. He delivered the first stress management program for the California Department of Corrections at San Quentin Prison; he assisted the Los Angeles Times with the problems surrounding the Olympics; he assisted Allied Signal with employee sabotage surrounding a plant closing; helped JPL (NASA) employees deal with the failure of the Mars Project and he assisted paramedics in the California State Firefighters Association with job stress. Other clients of Dr. Gero include Amgen, General Motors, Sheraton Hotels, Hawaiian Telephone, and Department of the Army, Burger King, California Transit Department and Blue Shield.