NOW RECRUITING FOR SPRING 2013
Group meets at the UMC on Mondays, 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Now beginning February 11, please note new start date.
Feb 4 UMC 353 - Session Cancelled
Feb 11 UMC 384
Feb 18 UMC 353
Feb 25 UMC 404
Mar 4 UMC 353
Mar 11 UMC 353
Apr 1 UMC 353
Apr 15 UMC 335
Resilience is the capacity to successfully adapt in times of stress and uncertainty. It does not mean that we go through life without feeling anxiety and pain; rather it is a process of overcoming challenges with a sense of well-being and wisdom. In this educational and participatory workshop series, we will learn and practice several different effective methods for uncovering and developing our natural resiliency. These strategies include mindfulness, working with the mind-body connection, meditation, emotional regulation skills, cognitive restructuring and building positive states. Participants will leave with a set of practical techniques that can be practiced in daily life.
Building resiliency can provide:
•Increase ability to connect to a sense of joy, relaxation and well-being
•Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
•Ability to cope more effectively
•Greater sense of clarity and focus
While participants are encouraged to attend all sessions, each session can be attended in of itself. The group will meet once a week for an hour.
This group is facilitated by Heather Cook, counseling trainee at the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Heather's background is in public health research and programs. She enjoys supporting individuals in connecting to their innate resources as they overcome life's challenges.
Please email Heather.A.Cook@colorado.EDU or call 303-492-3020 for more information or to register.