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.

Find a Class Near You Newsletter Sign-up Ask a Mindfulness Question

Join over 5,000 Michiganders who have reduced their stress and enjoy life more

Provided in collaboration with West Virginia University Extension, Stress Less with Mindfulness series introduces participants to the experience and practice of mindfulness to reduce 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.

 

West Virginia University Extension Service color logo

Find a Class Near You

  • Feb 5

    Money Management - 6 hour Series (Kent)

    February 5, 2020 - February 19, 2020 Kent County MSU Extension 775 Ball Ave. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503

    This three session series covers making money decisions, creating and managing a spending plan, the importance of saving and investing and credit and debt management.

  • Feb 13

    The Parent Talk System

    February 13, 2020 - March 19, 2020 Lenawee County Extension Office MSU Extension Lenawee, Spartan Room, 1040 S. Winter St., Adrian, MI 49221

    This FREE six session parenting series, authored by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller, focuses on the language we use when talking to and with our children. Learn a style of communication that models and promotes respect and encourages appropriate behavior.

  • Feb 14

    The Parent Talk System

    February 14, 2020 - March 20, 2020 Arthur Lesow Community Center, 120 Eastchester, Monroe, MI 48161

    This FREE six session parenting series authored by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller focuses on the language we use when talking to and with our children. Learn a style of communication that models and promotes respect and encourages appropriate behavior.

  • Feb 19

    Guiding Principles of Highly Successful Parenting

    February 19, 2020 - March 18, 2020 Hope Clinic, 518 Harriet Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

    In this workshop authored by Dr. Bob Sornson, parents will learn about supporting their child’s success in school and life. This is a five-part parenting series for parents and other caregivers.

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.

News

  • The stigma of mental illness is often present in the workplace.

    Mental health awareness

    Published on June 1, 2018

    When you know more about mental illness, you can help decrease the stigma associated with it.

View all news

Michigan State University Michigan State University Close Menu button Menu and Search button Open Close