September 14, 2021 9:30 AM to November 2, 2021 11:00 AM
For parents of children/adolescents/adults with behavior challenges and/or learning differences.
This education program offers instruction in mindfulness practices including meditation and its application for reducing stress and cultivating self-compassion and quality of life for parents. The program includes didactic presentations, guided meditations and dialogue around how mindfulness can address parenting. In between classes, participants are instructed to cultivate a daily meditation practice as well as applying mindfulness to parenting and other daily activities.
Topics we will be exploring include:
- What is mindfulness?
- How can it help me as a parent?
- How can we better manage our own difficult emotions as parents?
- How can we move from coping to living more meaningful lives?
8-WEEK ONLINE COURSE. Taught by Mari Kurahashi, MD