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Event: Mindful Coffee Hour Sponsor/Host MSU Extension Date: January 6, 2022 Duration: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Frequency 1 Weeks End Date January 27, 2022

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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. Mindfulness for Better Living includes a suite of one-time workshops to help people learn ways to use mindfulness to manage everyday stress.

Jan. 6
The Importance of Adult Sibling Relationships and Your Care giving Journey
Sibling relationships change as the years go by, usually very close in early years, less so in teens/early adult years, then growing closer as the years go by. One of the things that tends to bring siblings back together in later life is the need to care for aging parents.

Jan. 13
Changing Negative Self Talk

We all have automatic thoughts, both positive and negative. Having more positive thoughts can influence how you handle stress. During this workshop participants will learn about the brains negativity bias and how it affects our response to stress. In addition, we will talk about the benefits of positive self-talk and explore other tools for dealing with negative self-talk.

Jan. 20
Caring for the Caregiver
Approximately 53 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the last 12 months. [National Alliance for Care giving and AARP. (2020). Care giving in the U.S.]. During this workshop we explore the many ways informal care giving affects a caregivers mental and physical health. Learn the importance of self-care for caregivers. Practice some strategies for self-care. Find out resources for learning more about self-care for caregivers.

Jan. 27
Maintaining Health During Challenging Times
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, physical, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act. It determines how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices. Maintaining health during challenging times includes recognizing all the ways our health is being affected mentally, socially, and physically and finding ways to take action to assure optimal health.

This is a free class. Register once and attend as many sessions as you want.
This is a live class using Zoom and will not be recorded. Instructions on Zoom software and setup will be sent in the confirmation email.


Location: Zoom Organizer Contact: For more information or questions, contact Holly Tiret at tiret@msu.edu. Expectations/Needs Intended Demographic: