'Stop Running on Empty' session to be held during ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting

For Immediate Release
Wed, 10/22/2014


Beatrice Calvin

Program Officer, Placement/Recruitment




CHICAGO — The ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host a session entitled, "Stop Running On Empty!: How to Build Up Your Physical and Emotional Reserves" from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, during the ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

Stress from work or our personal lives can wear us down. Everyone experiences stress, but some react to it better than others. You can learn how to improve your reaction to stress to better support your health. Learn to become more resilient—to bounce back from stressful experiences and move forward. This session will give you practical advice based on the scientific literature for building your physical and emotional reserves. Learn to stop running on empty!

The session’s presenter, Anne Mejia-Downs, PT, MPH, is an assistant professor in physical therapy at the University of Indianapolis and a practicing physical therapist with over 30 years of experience.

The session is free.  Registration not required. 

The ALA JobLIST Placement Center is managed by the ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR).  For more information, contact the Placement Center manager, Beatrice Calvin.