Beat the Winter Blues!
Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Beat the Winter Blues!
January is Mental Wellness Month. During these cold, low sunlight months, it's a great idea to keep moving forward and stay positive! Seasonal depression can affect people of all ages and backgrounds, but with mindfulness and positive mentality, these cold months can be warm as any other! Check out these class offerings that Kennedy Health System offers in January, to help you beat the winter blues!

Keys to a Calmer Existence
Speaker: Marlana Cannata, LPC, LCADC, ACS, Kennedy Behavioral Health Program Manager
The changes in weather, temperature and light this time of year have physical and psychological effects on your body that can have a major impact on your overall health. At this free program, you will learn what these effects are and the key to having a happier, calmer existence during the winter months.
Stay to enjoy the jazz band at 9 p.m.

Mindfulness and Meditation Series
Instructor: Linda Townshend, Mindfulness Practitioner
With meditation at the core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for yourself and others. Each week, you will practice meditation, learn various techniques for bringing mindfulness into your daily life and develop a practice that can last a lifetime. Reduce stress on the body and mind and live a life with more meaning.