Monthly Mindfulness: What’s Coming in October

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September 30, 2020

Rows of trees displaying fall colors

There’s more to October than just changing leaves, hot tea, pumpkins, and Halloween. Make your fall more mindful with our lineup of live and on-demand programs all month long. Whether you’re curious about mindfulness or have a specific problem you want to overcome with new ways of thinking, our mindfulness experts are here and have a wide range of programs available. Join us!

Living Well with Chronic Pain – Oct. 6th

Are you wanting to go out and enjoy the fall colors but feeling held back by chronic pain? This program focuses on managing pain using mindfulness practices and can be used alongside medical treatments. Learn how to harness the power of your mind to quiet chronic pain, and strengthen the healing connection between your mind and body. Register Here

Better Living with Diabetes – Oct. 8

Managing diabetes can be challenging on a daily basis, and those challenges can be even greater during the holidays. This program teaches diabetes-specific mindfulness practices that focus on mindful eating and the complex emotions that can occur with diabetes. Register Here

Introduction to Mindfulness – Oct. 8

There has been a lot of change in the world, refocus your intention. If you’re curious about the benefits of mindfulness, this introductory session will help you learn how to make every moment matter by reducing stress, increasing resilience, and applying the practices of mindfulness to everyday situations. Register Here

Social Eating and Holiday Weight Loss – Oct. 9 and Oct. 27

With autumn comes more social meals and holiday celebrations, and that can bring feelings of stress and anxiety when you’re trying to manage your weight. It is possible to enjoy meals with friends and family while also applying mindfulness and behavior strategies that support weight loss and overall health. Register Here

Mindfulness at Work – Oct. 13

The holidays are right around the corner and bring different emotions for different people, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Learn how to get the most out of your health, happiness, and performance with the benefits of mindfulness.  Register Here

Creating Better Relationships at Work – Oct. 14 and Oct. 29

Work relationships can be both rewarding and draining. If you’re looking for a way to improve your interactions with others, mindful communication will help you take a more nonjudgmental stance and improve the ways you speak and listen to your managers and coworkers. Register Here

Weight Balance for Life – Oct. 20

Craving your favorite comfort foods as the weather gets chillier? If you typically gain weight during this time of the year and have trouble keeping it off, you’re not alone. But getting to the root of your eating behaviors and addressing the emotions that come up while eating can help change these habits with a mind-body approach. Register Here

QuitSmart ® Mindfully – Oct. 26

Many people who use tobacco have trouble walking away from it for good. Our QuitSmart ® Mindfully program has been shown to help over 40% of participants stop using tobacco by the six month milestone. By learning and applying relevant mindfulness skills and understanding the emotions and reasons behind this addictive behavior, you can adapt different ways of managing cravings. Register Here

Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors – Oct. 28

Addiction can take many forms, and each one presents its own obstacles. It can be especially difficult to change these habits during times of uncertainty and elevated stress. Building a strong foundation of self-awareness and other mindfulness skills can help you manage your triggers and shift limiting ways of thinking. Register Here