October 31, 2022
Monthly mindfulness: What’s coming in November
As we gear up for holidays and the busy season, make sure to take some time for yourself to nurture your health, happiness and wellbeing. November’s live mindfulness programs cover a wide array of timely topics from holiday eating and support for veterans, to cultivating compassion in everyday life. Sign up for eM Life’s upcoming live programs today.
Cultivating Compassion – November 1
It’s natural to feel empathy and compassion for those who are struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention when you need it most? In this program you will develop the skills of mindfulness and compassion to help you meet day-to-day challenges from a position of strength. Join us for this three-session live program taught by expert mindfulness teacher Marta Patterson.
Skills to Thrive in Anxious Times – November 1
Change and uncertainty contribute to added stress and anxiety for many. These six 60-minute, expert-led, interactive sessions taught by expert mindfulness teacher Cindy Gittleman 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.
Managing Activities to Prevent Burnout – November 3 and November 16
When stressful moments or difficult times in life arise, there are things we can do to take care of ourselves. We can learn to pause and ground ourselves so we are in a better position to make a good decision about our next step. It’s also important to assess our current lifestyle in relation to diet, exercise, and rest to ensure that we lead lives that nourish us, rather than deplete us. This 60-minute webinar led by expert mindfulness teachers Cindy Gittleman and Elisha Goldstein will teach you proven ways you can take care of yourself that optimize your ability to manage stressful situations.
Journey Forward: The M.M.A.P. For Success – November 7
Developed and delivered by veterans, our mindfulness training provides a toolkit to improve performance on the job and quality of life off the job. Learn how to recalibrate and rest your nervous system–feel better and sleep better by managing your stress. Then apply these techniques to enhance your ability to connect, communicate, concentrate and maintain focus. Join us for this multi-week live program taught by expert mindfulness teacher Bernice Moore.
Mindfulness at Work™: Stress Reduction – November 7
Life comes at us fast, and sometimes hard, and stress affects us all. It’s how we deal with life’s challenges that determines our quality of life. With Mindfulness at Work™, ten 30-minute interactive sessions taught by expert mindfulness teacher Jim Austin will help you learn how to apply mindfulness in your everyday life to improve your health, happiness, and performance.
Holiday Eating – November 10 and November 28
The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they can present a number of unique challenges. For many of us, it means weeks of tempting food and alcohol meal after meal, challenging our willpower and strategies for resisting over-consumption. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn mindfulness techniques for holiday eating, led by expert mindfulness teachers Cindy Gittleman and Jim Austin.
QuitSmart™ Mindfully – November 14
If you’re having a difficult time walking away from tobacco use, you are not alone. QuitSmart™ Mindfully will help you build strategies to cope with cravings and address the emotions behind the addiction that keep you feeling stuck. Join us for this 10-session live program taught by expert mindfulness teacher Jim Austin, which includes free nicotine replacement therapy (choose between gum or patches).
Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors – November 16
Mindfully Overcoming Addictive Behaviors is a course for individuals navigating the various stages of addictions of all kinds. Participants will develop their self-awareness skills to identify the triggers, obstacles and pain behaviors associated with addiction. Join us for this 10-session live program led by expert mindfulness teacher Mark Pirtle.
Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery – November 29
Studies show that mindfulness practice increases immunological functioning, improves the quality of life for cancer patients, and provides better focus and decision-making skills. Join us for this 12-session live program taught by expert mindfulness teacher Lisa Wickham.
Living Well With Chronic Pain – November 29
Developed by a leading center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University, this class is an effective, non-medical approach to managing chronic pain often used in conjunction with medical treatments. You will learn how to harness the mind’s power to quiet pain, improve psychological flexibility, and gain self-efficacy. Join us for this 10-session live program led by expert mindfulness teacher Lisa Wickham.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training (MBCT) – November 29
When we are presented with difficult situations or have difficult thoughts, they can spiral into a dark cloud impacting our everyday life. The MBCT 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. Join us for this 16-session live program (plus a retreat) taught by expert mindfulness teacher Elaine Smookler.