Interpreters and translators daily have to face many stressful situations that are inherent to their job descriptions. For interpreters, this means interpreting for long hours in highly tense and adverse settings with very few breaks. Additionally, some sensitive cases may take a toll on the emotional health of interpreters. Translators must sit for extremely long periods of time where back, neck, wrist and other physical problems abound. At the same time, deadline pressures may also cause translators to work under intense pressure while having to conserve the utmost precision. The list goes on and on. We can say that “physical and emotional” maintenance is the one part of the interpreter/translator training that is most often overlooked.
Here are just some of the few benefits that interpreters & translators can obtain from meditation for the brain and mind:
With these proven effects, it can be found that – when interpreting or translating – focus and performance will improve immensely and there will be better management of any of the difficulties that might be encountered, such a complicated translation or challenging witnesses, patients, etc. Meditation also has a very beneficial effect on the body. These are some of the advantages meditation will have on the body:
The health benefits of meditation also have a positive effect ones emotional wellbeing:
Instructor: Aida Taracena
-California State Certified Court Interpreter
-Oregon State Certified Court Interpreter
-Interpreting instructor CalState Fullerton
-Interpreting instructor UC Riverside
-Yoga Alliance Certified Meditation & Yoga Instructor
- Certified Reiki 1 Healer
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Santa Ana, CA 92705
Day: Saturday October 14, 2017
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