Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Senior Center to hold Stress Less with Mindfulness program

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The Gatesville Senior Center is partnering with the Texas AgriLife Extension Office to bring the community a Stress Less with Mindfulness program on Monday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. The program will be held at the Senior Center located at 208 Lutterloh Ave. in Gatesville.

This program introduces participants to the experience and practice of mindfulness to reduce stress. Successful stress management has been found to be effective in reducing related symptoms such as worry, depression, and physical tension.

On Monday, Oct. 2 the program will focus on mindful eating. Benefits of the program include:

-          Learn about the benefits of mindfulness-based approaches to stress reduction.

-          Understand how to recognize your personal stressors.

-          Experience mindful movement, mindful breathing, and other mindfulness skills as ways to relax and manage stress.

To register for the program, contact the Senior Center Director at (254) 865-8234 or Donna Schwausch, Coryell County Extension Agent at (254) 865-2414 or by email at donna.schwausch@ag.tamu.edu.