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A Mindful Approach to Stress (Webinar)

July 17, presented by Aiko Michot

Like most people, you probably have a lot going on and good reasons to feel distressed. Being stressed from time to time is actually normal and healthy. The problem is when it is ongoing and chronic. Not only does it feel incredibly uncomfortable, but stress can cause numerous serious health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, insomnia, memory loss, anxiety, and depressive disorders.

The good news is that with modern technology, we can understand the nature of stress and find skillful ways in reducing or even preventing it. Some of this requires lifestyle changes, but a lot of it has to do with how we perceive and relate to what is happening and how we choose to respond.

Join us in this webinar to learn more about the science of stress and how to use mindfulness as a tool to reduce its grip on your day to day.

As a result of this program, participants will:

  • Learn how to discern between healthy and toxic stress
  • Understand the physical mechanism of stress and how this can lead to disease
  • Investigate what causes stress and how to create more supportive conditions to keep it from arising
  • Practice how to be with and attend to stress more mindfully
  • Explore meditation techniques to reduce anxiety

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Aiko Michot – Biography

Aiko is certified by Mindful Schools and trained in Nonviolent Communication through BayNVC. She also leads professional development workshops and mindfulness classes within the California Library System and was invited to present at 2021 Future of Libraries Conference.

The views expressed in webinars provided by PCI do not necessarily reflect the views or official policies of the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Education, or the Arkansas State Library.