Stress Less with Mindfulness is a six-class series for teens, adults and seniors that introduces mindfulness concepts and practices to reduce stress and related symptoms.

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Provided in collaboration with West Virginia University Extension, Stress Less with Mindfulness introduces participants to the experience and practice of mindfulness, with a goal of reducing stress. Mindfulness can be defined as paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally.

Research has shown that practicing mindfulness is effective in reducing stress-related symptoms such as worry, depression and physical tension, and may be helpful in managing chronic conditions such as cardiac disease and diabetes.

By offering teens, adults, and seniors alternative ways of relating to everyday life experiences, including thoughts, emotions, physical sensations and events, Stress Less with Mindfulness teaches and encourages the use of mindfulness self-care skills to help one feel better and enjoy life more.


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  • Mar 26

    Stress Less with Mindfulness VanBuren

    March 26, 2020 - April 30, 2020 Forks Senior Center 101 N. Albion, Albion, MI 49224

    Stress Less with Mindfulness is a Free five-week workshop that introduces mindfulness practices. Topics discussed include: Mindful Breathing, Mindful Eating, Mindful Laughter and Mindful Thinking.

  • Apr 9

    WISE - Marshall

    April 9, 2020 - May 21, 2020 Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center 13444 Preston Dr, Marshall, MI 49068

    Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE) is a program for adults aged 60 and older looking to stay healthy and meet new people. WISE’s interactive lessons are designed to provide valuable education on topics including health and wellness, medication

  • Apr 9

    Online Stress Less Mindful Eating

    April 9, 2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM 2 pm - 3 pm EST

    Typically, we respond to stress as if we were on autopilot. Our brain is wired to go down the same pathways we have used before. Mindfulness offers a way out of this trap. Join us to learn about the benefits of eating mindfully.

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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