ONLINE RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Series May 7-28

May 7, 2020 - May 28, 2020 7 - 8 pm EST

Online via Zoom


Contact: Nicole Wethington

RELAX: Alternatives to Anger helps teens, adults, parents and caregivers understand and manage anger and stress, and develop the communication and problem solving skills needed for healthy relationships.

Participants will learn:

  • What anger is
  • What triggers anger
  • Calming down and de-stressing methods
  • Problem solving
  • Effective communication skills
  • Forgiving and letting go of the past

This is a four session series.  

Session 1- What is Anger?

• Learn to define anger.
• Recognize and name anger signals.
• Constructive vs Destructive Anger.

Session 2 - Calming Down and De-Stressing

• Becoming aware of the effects of cortisol on the brain.
• Learn ways to calm down and de-stress when angry.

Session 3 - The Six Principles of Problem Solving

• The six principles of problem solving.  
• "I" messages.  
• Positive communication skills.  

Session 4 - Forgiving and Letting Go of the Past

• Participants will be given resources that will aid them in forgiving others.  
• Participants will acquire the skills to put their knowledge of the RELAX concepts into everyday situations.  

This is a free class.  
This is a live class using Zoom and will not be recorded. 

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Nicole Wethington

Nicole Wethington
989-344-3264 ext. 1
wethingn@msu.edu