In this enlightening workshop, author, therapist, and mental health consultant Minaa B. debunks the myth of work-life balance and instead guides us towards a more realistic and sustainable goal of work-life harmony. In an era characterized by constant connectivity, remote work, and the blurred boundaries between personal and professional life, the quest for equal attention in every area becomes an elusive ideal. Instead, the concept of work-life harmony encourages us to integrate our personal and professional spheres in a way that resonates with our individual circumstances, values, and needs, especially when we are navigating through loss, adversity, and change.
Drawing from her extensive experience in mental health, Minaa B. will share practical strategies to promote wellness across eight dimensions: physical, emotional, environmental, social, financial, vocational, intellectual, and spiritual. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to distinguish between healthy and maladaptive habits that affect mental health, well-being, and job satisfaction, particularly when dealing with challenges such as grief and trauma.
The workshop will conclude with an interactive breakout session, providing an opportunity for participants to apply these insights into their own lives and careers, followed by a Q&A segment with Minaa B. herself. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a leading voice in the field, who is renowned for her work in tackling mental health issues that plague the workplace.
Minaa B. is a licensed social worker, writer, and author of Owning Our Struggles. She is also the founder of Minaa B. Consulting, a mental health consulting practice that helps organizations develop psychological safety and become mental health inclusive. An expert in her field, Minaa has been featured in various media outlets, including Red Table Talk, Peace of Mind with Taraji, and more. She also sits on the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez. You can learn more about Minaa and order a copy of her book by visiting www.minaab.com
Dr. Eric Solomon
Dr. Eric Solomon has been working at the intersection of psychology, technology, creativity, culture, and business for over 20 years. Eric has held executive leadership positions for the top technology brands in the world, including YouTube, Spotify, and Instagram. He helps companies and leaders align their words (what they say) with their actions (what they do). He is the Founder & CEO of the Human OS™, a practice that helps businesses and their leaders articulate what they stand for and how that translates into accountable, measurable, real-world actions. Prior to establishing The Human OS™, he held marketing leadership positions for some of the top brands in the world including YouTube, Spotify, Google, and Instagram. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Bonobos, a DTC e-retailer owned by Walmart. Eric entered the business world through the doors of academia, earning my Master’s and Ph.D. in cognitive psychology prior to leading research and strategy for award-winning creative agencies. As part of his consulting practice, he has worked with leaders and executive teams for a wide range of organizations, from emerging start-ups and nonprofits to long-established enterprises. To date, Eric has partnered with over 50 brands and leaders to ensure that their beliefs align with corporate behaviors and outward communication. He sits on board of Reimagine. https://www.thehumanos.co/
About Reimagine and the “Pain to Purpose” Series
Reimagine is a nonprofit organization catalyzing a uniquely powerful community–people of different backgrounds, ages, races, and faiths (and no faith) coming together in the hopes of healing ourselves and the world. We specifically support each other in facing adversity, loss, and mortality and–at our own pace– actively channeling life's biggest challenges into meaningful action and growth. www.letsreimagine.org
When life gets painful, how do we deal with the aspect of it we call “work”? Redesigning our careers and reflecting on what matters most beyond our professional lives can broaden how we define our vocations. In what ways are we achieving purpose, results, and impact? Join us this July for the transformative virtual series, "Pain to Purpose: Redesigning Careers and Lives." Over the course of three events, we delve into how facing loss and adversity can lead to a reevaluation of our careers and an expansion of our journeys through life.
From the burdens of caregiving for a family member to grappling with the grief of losing a loved one, and from racism or sexism to battling with recurring patterns that may limit our potential—adversity wears many faces. Through these Reimagine events, we’ll discover inspiring stories of individuals who have successfully transformed their lives and careers after experiencing hardship and pain. We’ll reflect on the regrets that often arise at the end of life, gaining insights to make more purposeful choices in the present.
With guidance from expert coaches, mental health professionals, educators, and designers, we’ll ultimately gain tools and inspiration to turn our own challenging life experiences into opportunities for healthy transformation, agency, and fulfillment.