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Next Chapter Meeting
Chapter Board Members
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Snap Out of It!: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Living on Autopilot
Speaker: Dana Samardzich
Topic Details: Dana will introduce to us the concept of mindfulness. As defined by Jon Kabat-Zinn, who is a big contributor to mindfulness in the Western world, mindfulness is “paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally.” Mindfulness is important because our brain builds structures around what we pay attention to. So, if we spend a lot of time distracting ourselves with TV, surfing the internet, texting, or any other distraction we use, we will see that we become more distracted over time. When we learn to pay attention to the good in our lives, when we practice gratitude, or we practice loving kindness to others, we become more patient and happy. Mindfulness is the most direct approach to happiness. We don’t have to wait for happiness to come from outside of us. We learn to cultivate happiness from inside ourselves.
Dana spends her time showing women who feel overextended, frustrated, and burned out how to value themselves and to really get that THEY MATTER. From there, she teaches mindfulness skills that allow them to make better decisions that match up with their inner-most values so they live happier lives day-to-day.
Meeting Sponsors: CareCredit, Nobel Biocare, Patterson Dental
Meeting Location: Hilton Garden Inn
7775 Mississippi St.
Merrillville, IN 46410
Meeting Details: Non-AADOM members – $25; Non-chapter members – $25; Chapter Members – included in membership. Non-member fees due by date of meeting. Checks can be submitted at the meeting or mailed to :
POWER OM Dental
815 Old Beach Rd., Dyer, IN 46311
Make payable to: POWER OM Dental
Approved for 2 AADOM and/or AGD/PACE CE.
Dinner will be provided.
SAVE THE DATE – 2018 Chapter Meetings
Wednesday, November 14 – Featured speaker
April 18, 2018 Meeting Pics
Vice President/Sponsorship Coordinator
Thank you to Patterson Dental,
Northwest Indiana Chapter Founding Sponsor
Technic Dental Lab
Annual Local Chapter Dues: $100