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 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.

 

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    Retirement Myths and Facts ~ Webinar, September 23

    September 23, 2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM Jinnifer Ortquist, ortquisj@msu.edu

    Thinking about what your future will look like? To reduce confusion about retirement it is important to separate fact from fiction.

  • Sep 23

    Stress Less with Mindfulness Series Kent County

    September 23, 2019 - October 14, 2019 Monday 9/23, 30 & 10/7, 14 3 - 4 p.m. Kent County Extension Office MSUE Kent County Office, 775 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Our brains are hard wired to go down the same negative paths. Mindfulness is a way out of that trap.

  • Sep 25

    Your Money Your Goals ~ Webinar, September 25

    September 25, 2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM 12 - 1:30 p.m.

    Michigan State University Extension is offering free financial empowerment training for social workers, case managers, and other front line staff and volunteers.

  • Nov 4

    Mindful Mondays Lunch and Learns Kent County

    November 4, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Mondays 11/4, 11, 18, 25 & 12/2 1130 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Kent County Extension Office MSUE Kent County Office, 775 Ball Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Research has shown that mindfulness is effective in reducing stress related symptoms such as worry, physical tension and can be helpful in managing other chronic diseases.

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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