Monthly Mindfulness: What’s Coming in April


March 29, 2021

Mindfulness and Finances

Financial literacy can be an essential part of your well-being, and with Financial Literacy Month happening in April, there are multiple live programs to help you strengthen your mind-body connection and navigate stress while you strive to change unhealthy habits and become the best version of yourself. If you’re curious about mindfulness or have a specific challenge you want to begin to overcome, log in and explore these live, multi-week eM Life programs.

Living Well With Chronic Pain – April 6th

When you’re stressed about money or other things happening in your life, it can have an impact on the way you manage your chronic pain.Learn to become aware of thoughts and emotions that shape your pain experience and harness the mind’s power to quiet pain, improve psychological flexibility and gain self-efficacy. Join us for Living Well with Chronic Pain, a 10-session program taught by expert teacher Erin Sharaf.  Register Here

Overcoming Obstacles to Change – April 8th + 21st

Even when you feel ready to improve daily habits, like spending and budgeting, there are still obstacles that can get in the way.As we become familiar with what’s holding us back, we can learn to label obstacles, step outside of them, and refocus on what’s most important. Join us for Overcoming Obstacles to Change, a 60-minute session led by mindfulness teachers Cindy Gittleman (April 8th) and Elisha Goldstein (April 21st).  Register Here

Mindfulness at Work™: Stress Reduction  – April 12th

Learning how to change the way you approach the stressors in your life can change your experiences at work and in other areas of your life. These 30-minute, expert-led, interactive sessions will teach you how to apply mindfulness in your everyday life to improve your health, happiness, and performance. Mindfulness at Work™ consists of ten 30-minute sessions by expert mindfulness teacher Roger Nolan.  Register Here

Weight Balance for Life  – April 12th

When situations in our lives become difficult, stress eating and weight gain are common ways to cope. Weight Balance for Life brings a powerful mind-body approach to how we live and eat—for a lifetime. Weight Balance for Life is led by teacher Cindy Gittleman and is a 20 session program. Register Here

Stress Less, Live More – April 13th

Stress affects us all, especially financially. Between job loss, major economic shifts, and an increase in online ordering, financial situations have undergone major changes this past year. Learn how to cope with stress while still living your life with Stress Less, Live More – a 10-session program with teacher Michael Engle. Register Here

Do We Depend on Food for Pleasure and Entertainment? – April 14th

Mindless eating or eating when we’re not hungry is a common way to deal with difficult situations or emotions.Mindfulness skills, such as learning to identify and eat according to our physical signals of hunger and fullness, can help us to learn to interrupt unhelpful habits or patterns. Do We Depend on Food for Pleasure and Entertainment is a 60-minute session led by mindfulness teacher Cindy Gittleman.  Register Here

Cultivating Compassion – April 14th

Even if you aren’t personally financially struggling right now, there are others who might be. Join this program and develop the skills of mindfulness and compassion to help you meet day-to-day challenges from a position of strength. Cultivating Compassion is led by teacher Marta Patterson is made up of three 45-minute sessions.  Register Here

Breathe In, Laugh Out – April 15th

Making light of a difficult situation is a common human response, but it can actually be healing to find the joy and humor hiding in plain sight. Mindfulness teacher, therapist and comedian, Elaine Smookler will look at some of the science behind humor and how it helps us feel better. Breathe In, Laugh Out is a 30-minute program led by comedian and mindfulness teacher Elaine Smookler.  Register Here

Mindful Leadership Series – April 15th

When your mind is distracted by financial and other stressors, it can be challenging to be an effective leader. This program helps increase self-awareness and self-regulation, improve collaboration and problem-solving, cultivate an inclusive environment, and manage challenging situations with more grace and ease. Join us for the Mindful Leadership Series, a six session program with expert mindfulness teacher Kelly Barron.  Register Here

Skills to Thrive in Anxious Times – April 20th

The ongoing pandemic and economic uncertainty have added additional stress and anxiety for many. These 60-minute, expert-led, interactive sessions will help you develop the skills to overcome the habitual patterns of thoughts and feelings that get in the way of your day-to-day success and fulfillment at work. Join us for Skills to Thrive in Anxious Times, a six session program led by mindfulness teacher Erin Sharaf.  Register Here