All of us have to deal with demanding and/or unbearable situations from time to time. Have you ever wondered, or been amazed, about how some people manage to bounce back from challenges in their lives, keep an optimistic attitude, motivate themselves, and stay healthy?
Hundreds of studies point to self-compassion and mindfulness as the most powerful resources to help us face inevitable crises and transform our experiences. While we all have this capacity within us, too often we neglect to strengthen it and to use self-compassion when we are struggling. The practice of mindfulness cultivates awareness of thoughts and emotions that help a person to make conscious choices in challenging situations instead of reacting impulsively.
In this talk, the speaker will facilitate the rediscovery of these capabilities within ourselves. Participants will also learn some basic self-compassion and mindfulness exercises that can be useful to those of us in the “helping” professions, such as medical, mental health, social work, and allied health professionals; teachers; lawyers; and human resource professionals.
Low Mi Yen has been working with individuals, couples, families, workplace personnel and communities for more than 25 years, providing psychotherapy, psychological assessment, coaching, training, lectures, supervision, and Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) services. She has conducted programmes for a wide range of organisations in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Sri Lanka, including crisis response for the workplace, mental health emergencies, and natural disasters. She also conducts mindfulness and self-compassion interventions in the areas of managing stress, burnout, and enhancing emotional resilience.
Mi Yen has professional memberships in the Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology (“MSCP”) and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (“EAPA”). She is currently a board member of the Asia Pacific Employee Assistance Roundtable (“APEAR”), and the Vice-President of the Malaysia Association for Mindfulness Practice and Research (“MMPR”). Over the years, her work has been featured by various local newspapers, magazines, and TV and radio programmes, and she has appeared as a regular guest for four years on NTV7’s talk show “Bella”.
Terms and Conditions
Places are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
For events with registration fees, all payments must be made in advance, including bank charges. Registration will be confirmed once proof of payment is provided by email or fax, and full payment is received.
For events that are not organised by Bar Council, please note that you are subject to the relevant terms and conditions specified by the external providers.
Cancellations must be made in writing at least 48 hours prior to the event.
If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.
Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:
- Full refunds will be issued if the cancellation is notified to the organiser three business days before the event.
- No refunds will be issued if the cancellation is notified to the organiser less than three business days from the event.
The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.
You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.
CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.
The personal information that you provide to the Bar Council, whether now or in the future, may be used, recorded, stored, disclosed or otherwise processed by or on behalf of the Bar Council for the purposes of facilitation and organisation of this event, research and audit, maintenance of a participant database for the promotion of this event, and such ancillary services as may be relevant.
- Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
- No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
- No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).