Session: Mindfulness for Remote Work Success
Since the pandemic started, we have been carrying remarkable levels of fear and anxiety - more than ever before. Many of us feel like the workday never ends as we scramble to shift from home life to work life and back again, trying to keep our sanity afloat. It’s an equally poignant burden for those who are single, as they are more susceptible to feelings of loneliness, isolation, and depression. As a Product Manager, seasoned remote worker, and a Mindfulness and Meditation teacher, I am here to offer my pragmatic approach to infusing mindfulness in your everyday life through your space, body, time, and connections, so you can thrive and succeed in a remote work environment. Cultivating mindfulness into your day-to-day will allow you to use your mind to navigate your career with clarity, compassion, courage, and creativity.
- Productivity & time management
- Relationship management & communication
- Deep work skills
- Health/wellness (mental and physical)
Upasna is the Product Manager on the Digital News Platforms team at CNN where she develops and optimizes the technological infrastructure that powers the domain. Prior to her Product Management role at CNN, Pas worked in SEO for a decade and has architected and managed the organic search strategies for many enterprise properties such as PCMag, Mashable, Ford Motor Company, Valvoline, Mars Corporation, Mars Pet Food, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and Kimberly-Clark.
She has presented her thought leadership on digital product experience and search optimization at several tech conferences, including the Digital Summit series, Pubcon, SMX Advanced, Conductor C3, INBOUND, State of Search, and Advanced Search Summit. The highlight of her professional career was in May 2019, when she delivered her TED talk in Dallas, titled Optimizing for the Next Billion.
Upasna is also a mindfulness and career development coach, and helps high-achieving women learn how to cultivate mindfulness to reach higher levels of success by building equanimity into their lives.