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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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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 26, 2020 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Stress Less with Mindfulness introduces participants to the experience and practice of mindfulness, with a goal of reducing stress.
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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