Discover strategies to help you deal with stress and anger at home and at work
How individuals handle their anger and stress affects the people around them.
The goal of RELAX: Alternatives to Anger is to help young people, parents and caregivers foster healthy relationships so they can live, learn and grow in a safe, affirming and fair environment free from violence, abuse, bullying and harassment. Youth, parents and caregivers will learn to better manage their anger and stress at home and in the workplace.
Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants will learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past. This multi-session program can be provided in a variety of community educational settings. The RELAX: Alternatives to Anger series is also available online.
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October 6, 2020 – November 3, 2020 Zoom Webinar
During this FREE five-part series, we will discuss and practice Mindful: Breathing, Eating, Walking, Thinking, and Laughter.
October 6, 2020 – October 27, 2020 10 - 11:30 am EST Online via Zoom
Alternatives to Anger is a four-part educational series designed to help adults, parents and caregivers increase their knowledge about anger issues and put anger management and healthy relationship skills into practice.
October 27, 2020 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Negative thoughts provide a background of constant worry that makes it more difficult to be self-aware and to relax. Research shows that having more positive thoughts can influence how you see things and how you handle stress.
October 27, 2020 8:00PM – 9:30PM Online through Zoom
Screen Time for Young Children is part of a free online series of parenting workshops that provides guidance for parents of young children as they navigate the joys, challenges and concerns of parenting.
October 29, 2020 1:00PM – 3:00PM virtual
During this workshop we will: Discuss anger and strong emotions in infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Learn developmental stages of self-control and how to assist children at each stage.
Not seeing an upcoming class in your area? Contact us at your county MSU Extension office for more information about this program in your area.
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