October 27, 2021
It’s already November, the time of year where we all start dreaming about pumpkin pie and counting down the days until the holidays begin. Amid all the planning and cooking this month, making mindfulness part of your schedule can help you enjoy and savor the present moment. From mindful eating to stress reduction at work, there’s something for everyone this month.
If you’re curious about mindfulness or have a specific challenge you want to begin to overcome, log in and explore these live, immersive multi-week eM Life programs.
Here are the program schedules for November.
Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors – November 2nd
Whether it’s scrolling for hours on social media, drinking a little too much with dinner, or habitually overeating, addiction can take many forms, and each one has its own set of obstacles to overcome. This program will help you take control of your addictive behaviors by learning to identify triggers, manage impulses and shift your mindset while building mindfulness skills and resources. Join us for Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors, a 10-session program taught by an expert mindfulness teacher, Mark Pirtle starting on November 2nd. Register here.
Managing Activities to Prevent Burnout – November 4 and November 17
Our holiday calendars can fill up quickly but do our daily activities and habits fill or drain us? In this session, we will explore how to take care of ourselves in a way that optimizes our ability to manage stress. Join us for Managing Activities to Prevent Burnout taught by an expert mindfulness teacher on November 4th or November 17th. Register here.
Better Living with Diabetes – November 9th
Managing diabetes can be challenging daily; going to the grocery store or ordering out can be stressful. This program will help you build skills around nutrition, movement, and mindset to help you cope with the challenges of diabetes and take control of your health. Join us for Better Living with Diabetes, a 4-session program taught by expert mindfulness teacher, Heather Nielsen starting on November 9th. Register here.
Mindful Leadership Series – November 9th
Managing shifting priorities in a constantly changing work environment is a common challenge facing leaders in the workplace. It will help you 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 6-session program taught by an expert mindfulness teacher, Kelly Barron on November 9th. Register here.
Holiday Eating – November 11 and November 23
The holidays are a wonderful time of year but can present a number of challenges, including several weeks and even months of rich foods and alcohol meal after meal. With so many temptations in front of us, our willpower and strategies for resisting these foods often diminish. Address the emotions and habits around your relationship to food and alcohol with a mind-body mindfulness approach. Join us for Holiday Eating taught by an expert mindfulness teacher on November 11th or November 23rd. Register here.
Mindfulness at Work ™: Stress Reduction – November 15th
We’re always busy ‘doing’ but what would happen if we slowed down and applied mindfulness to our everyday life? Mindfulness at Work™ will help you lower stress and improve your health, happiness, sleep, and overall work performance through a dynamic experience based on your needs in the moment. Join us for Mindfulness at Work, a 10-session program taught by an expert mindfulness teacher, Bernice Moore on November 15th. Register here.
Weight Balance For Life – November 15th
Maintaining weight during times of stress or trying to lose weight can be a struggle. This program will help you build skills you need to maintain or reach a healthy weight and create healthy eating habits. Join us for Weight Balance for Life, a 20-session program taught by an expert mindfulness teacher, Alisha Aum on November 15th. Register here.
Journey Forward: The M.M.A.P. For Success – November 29th
There is a powerful mindset military elite forces have in common. The ground can shift beneath you at a moment’s notice and you need to know how to adapt. But adapting to military or civilian life isn’t always easy. This program was developed by veterans for veterans and active military to help you with challenges that are unique to your circumstances. Join us for Journey Forward: The M.M.A.P. For Success, a 10-session program taught by an expert mindfulness teacher, Bernice Moore starting on November 29th. Register here.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training (MBCT) November 29th
When we are presented with difficult situations or have difficult thoughts, these can spiral into a dark cloud impacting our everyday life. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training (MBCT) is a live, 16-session mindfulness training workshop with a 4-hour retreat taught by an expert teacher. The program, which is based on cognitive behavioral therapy principles, has been proven to help you build skills to cultivate positive feelings, thoughts, and behaviors to help prevent depression or a relapse of depression.