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SMART-Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques-Essentials for Everyday Life
February 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - April 26, 2022 @ 8:00 pm UTC+0
SMART™ is a 9-session, 20-hour, evidence-based program designed to teach participants to better manage stress and to cultivate emotional balance. It includes practices to help you reconnect to your own inner strength and capacity for resilience. The program is highly participatory, engaging and interactive. This evidence-based course trains participants to better manage work-related and personal stress in order to cultivate emotional balance.
This program is based on the principles of MBSR (Mindfulness- Based Stress Reduction) an evidence-based program created by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in 1979 and taught to many tens of thousands of people since that time.
Dates: Weekly on Tuesdays February 22 – April 26, 2022
Evenings 6 – 8 PM ET | Retreat: Tuesday, April 12, 2022| 5 – 9 PM ET (includes time for dinner)
LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM INTERACTIVE practices to help you develop inner strength and resilience to address the specific needs and challenges of life.SMART for Everyday Life is a secular, non-clinical program, delivered by accredited facilitators.
Each session consists of presentations, group dialogue and experiential practices in mindfulness. A 4-hour silent retreat and weekly home practice is also part of the course. The course is highly participatory, engaging and interactive.
You will learn how to:
Manage stress through a greater understanding and control of emotions.
Employ self-care techniques to cultivate personal and professional resilience.
Create effective strategies for relating to challenging situations.
Enhance concentration and executive function (planning, decision-making, and impulse control).
Revitalize purpose, personally and professionally.
Improve your overall mental and physical health.
Promote happiness through healthy habits of the mind