DEALING WITH STRESS AFTER EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS: Central Coast & Hunter region course
October 26 @ 7:30 pm - December 7 @ 9:00 pm| Free
Are you feeling stressed and anxious about bushfires, floods and heatwaves? Perhaps you have had direct personal experience of these extreme weather events? Or you may fear future ones?
If you live in the Central Coast, New England and Hunter regions of NSW you are invited to join this FREE course.
I welcome you to this six session course learning mindfulness skills to reduce stress and anxiety and feel more resilient in facing and recovering from the challenges of extreme weather/disaster events.
Thanks to funding from the Hunter, New England and Central Coast Primary Healthcare Network, this course is free for all residents of these regions.
To apply please complete this Expression of Interest form: https://forms.gle/yBwGJpHA1UbdGFmVA
You’ll learn the skills to:
• Calm your nervous system and be present and focused during stressful times
• Manage and be with your own emotions about extreme weather events and other life challenges
• Develop good feelings like gratitude, joy, happiness, contentment or calm.
• Be able to handle uncomfortable and challenging things – in life and the world.
Each of the interactive sessions will run for 90 minutes at 7.30pm AEDT on Thursday evenings: 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, (16 Nov break), 23 Nov, 30 Nov and 7 Dec.
Suzie Brown has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation for over a decade through community courses and workshops and workplace training, after training as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher. She currently teaches in the US-based global Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program as well as teaching on the online meditation community, Cloud Sangha – both created by renowned Mindfulness teachers, Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. Suzie was the co-founder of Australian Parents for Climate Action and has also been a climate and environmental activist for 20 years. She is passionate about supporting people to learn skills to feel peace amidst these challenging times and to find their own power and joy in life. She lives at Narara Ecovillage on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia.