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Winter Quarter

Winter Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Jan 16
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The Wintertime Mindset Webinar is an interactive, research-based workshop developed and delivered by Stanford health psychologist Kari Leibowitz to help individuals cultivate a mindset for loving winter. In the webinar, participants will learn about how mindsets play a powerful role in health and well-being, and how to harness their mindset to enjoy the winter season. To translate these insights into action, participants will be guided through a series of interactive exercises to help them cultivate a more positive wintertime mindset, combined with specific suggestions to support well-being in any season.

This webinar combines Kari's experience living above the Arctic Circle in Tromsø, Norway with her PhD researching the power of mindset to provide evidence-based, psychological insights for well-being. Shedding light on how a small shift in mindset can make a big difference, Kari provides concrete strategies for learning to see winter as a time of joy and opportunity.

Presentation resources provided by Kari:

Stress mindsets: The Upside of Stress, by Kelly McGonigal
A memoir about winter and depression: Wintering, by Katherine May
Growth mindsets: Mindset, by Carol Dweck
Mindsets in general: The Expectation Effect by David Robson, coming out in the US next month

Researchers doing mindset work:
Alia Crum (mbl.stanford.edu has all our lab research)
Carol Dweck Becca Levy - her work is on aging mindsets, has a book coming out (probably not for another year or two)

Kari Leibowitz, Health Psychologist

Kari Leibowitz is a health psychologist who researches the influence of mindsets on health and well-being. Leibowitz received a PhD in social psychology from Stanford, where she worked in the Stanford Mind & Body Lab. She has served as a US-Norway Fulbright Fellow and as the program coordinator for the Emory-Tibet Partnership. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic and The New York Times.



For any questions regarding registration for the webinar, please email: [email protected].

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Diversity & Access Office at [email protected] or 650.725.0326 (phone) by January 12, 2022.