April 25, 2023
Monthly mindfulness: What’s coming in May
Build strong mental health and find more ease in your life in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Explore eM Life’s live programs to learn skills that help you relieve stress, build healthy habits, and live a happier life.
Weight Balance for Life – May 2
When you maintain a healthy weight, your heart health also benefits. Through this program, you will use mindfulness to increase awareness of emotions and habits associated with eating to help you achieve or maintain your weight goals. This 20-session program is taught by expert mindfulness teacher Jim Austin.
QuitSmart™ Mindfully – May 2
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).
Getting to Know Your Mind Traps – May 4 and May 24
Stressful moods and the thoughts that come with them hold us back from relating to experiences differently. In this webinar, you will gain awareness of the ‘tape in the mind’, or certain common habitual styles of thinking that keep us stuck, otherwise known as Mind Traps. Join us for this 60-minute session taught by expert mindfulness teachers Cindy Gittleman and Elisha Goldstein.
Power of the Pause – May 9
Take a pause to strengthen your mental health in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. In this webinar, you will learn the impacts of stress on your well-being, and how to tap into the power of a mindful pause to calm your body and create space for more thoughtful choices. You will also try out–and take home–three practices you can use anytime, anywhere to relax, re-focus, and renew. Join us for this one-hour live session with mindfulness expert Jim Austin.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training (MBCT) – May 9
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.
Mindfulness at Work™: Stress Reduction – May 15
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 Alisha Aum will help you learn how to apply mindfulness in your everyday life to improve your health, happiness, and performance.
Mindful Leadership Series – May 18
Managing shifting priorities in a constantly changing work environment is a common challenge facing leaders in the workplace. With the Mindful Leadership Program, you will learn to use mindfulness to show up authentically and lead effectively in a diverse environment. This program 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 this six-session program led by expert mindfulness teacher Elmo Shade.