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Restart: Designing a Healthy Post-Pandemic Life

  • May 17, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils. (CDLC, CLRC, METRO, NNYLN, RRLC, SCRLC, SENYLRC, WNYLRC)

Registration is closed

Covid, and the resulting quarantine, has had a profound effect on our mental health and well being. This talk includes an informative review of where we were when quarantine hit, how the lock down impacted us behaviorally, interpersonally, and interpersonally, then gets to work addressing how to use the restart as an opportunity for growth and health. Information on how to identify and break pandemic habits that will no longer serve us is offered alongside practical tips and tools for thriving


Doreen Dodgen-Magee, Psy.D., is an award winning author, speaker, and psychologist. She has traveled the globe researching and speaking about how technology affects our brains and bodies, our relationships, and the development of our sense of self. Dr. Magee is the author of Restart: Designing a Healthy Post-Pandemic Life (Rowan & Littlefield, 2021) and Deviced! Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World (Rowan & Littlefield, 2018) which was awarded the 2019 Gold Medal for Psychology by the Nautilus Book Awards.

Doreen spends her time thinking about how boredom, inconvenience, and discomfort might just serve as perfect muses worthy of moderating our technology use for. She loves strong coffee, dancing, her meditation cushion, and people…especially people. she lives in Portland, Oregon.



Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org.

Professional Development Hours: 1 (.1 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. You will need to sign into your zoom account prior to accessing the meeting.  LILRC account is for registration & your Zoom account is for access.  

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org). Please log into your LILRC account prior to registering to ensure your information is populated correctly.  

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