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Managing Change And Loss

Diane Lang, therapist, author, educator

Loss and change are inevitable. But dealing with loss and change can be the most difficult times in our lives. Whether it is the death of a spouse, friend or family member; moving to a new city; retiring from your job; downsizing-the stress and subsequent grief are challenging. We will discuss: reactions to grief and recognizing the damaging effect of unresolved grief; strategies for grieving effectively and how to support family members and friends who are grieving. We will use techniques from Positive Psychology and Elizabeth Kubler Ross’s stages of grief. Participants will be encouraged to interact in a supportive atmosphere. 3 SESSIONS

Mon, Feb 24-Mar 9, 10:30 am-noon
Fee and Code: $65, XPERS 010

Fresh Start Declutter And Simplify

Andreea Fegan, certified holistic health educator

When our possessions clutter our lives, we feel drained of energy and lose our sense of freedom. Learn the benefits of a happy, decluttered life – from food, to home, to self. 3 SESSIONS

Feb 7: Food and Kitchen:
Simplify from pantry to fridge to meal planning and shopping lists so you can stick to your healthy eating goals.

Feb 14: Home environment:
We all like our stuff, but much of what we own owns us! Unravel what to keep and what not to keep.

Feb 21: Self! What does it really mean to live a simplified life?
What distractions are tapping your energy and keeping you from your best life? Learn how to life a cozy, happy, simplified life with more joy, every day.

Fri, Feb 7-21, 1-3 pm
Fee and Code: $75, XPERS 001

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