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City of Carlsbad Announces 2018-19 Mindful Living Workshop Schedule

Carlsbad CA— The City of Carlsbad has announced the schedule of the 2018-19 Mindful Living workshops sponsored by Friends of the Carlsbad Library. Interested in incorporating mindfulness into your life? Join us for free monthly workshops at Carlsbad City Library or Georgina Cole Library. Seating is limited and first come, first served. For more information, call 760-602-2038

Mindful Living Workshops September 2018-April 2019

Mindful Stress Navigation: Resiliency Part 1

Thursday, Sept. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

Come engage in physical activity and games that demonstrate how to turn stress into manageable challenge. Wear clothing you can easily move in.


Mindful Parents and Teens

Saturday, Oct. 6, 9-10:30 a.m.

Carlsbad City Library Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

This workshop will introduce the scientific background on the physical and mental effects of stress and mindfulness for teens. Learn practices that will focus on the three areas of self-care, resiliency and full presence.


Mindful Veterans

Thursday, Nov. 1, 6-7:30 p.m.

Georgina Cole Library Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

Explore how being fully present can help transform stress into manageable challenge during periods of transition that are sometimes beyond your control.


Mindful Reflective Leadership

Saturday, Dec. 8, 9-10:30 a.m.

Carlsbad City Library Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

Whether you are a leader of a large group or leading your own life, using full presence and reflection can improve your leadership skills. Watch a short film and participate in an activity that helps you uncover how you can be more present in your role as a leader.


Mindful Stress Navigation: Parenting

Saturday, Jan. 12, 9-10:30 a.m.

Carlsbad City Library Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane

Learn how being fully present for both the joys and challenges of parenting can improve your health and relationship with your children.


Mindful Volunteering

Thursday, Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Georgina Cole Library Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

Do you feel there is a problem in your community? Find out how paying close attention and volunteering can help lower your stress response and enhance your community connection.


Mindful Eating

Thursday, March 14, 6- 7:30 p.m.

Georgina Cole Library Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

Enjoy a small bite to eat and learn the science and practice of mindful eating. Learn more about the benefits of full-presence eating such as reducing overeating and coping with chronic eating disorders.


Mindful Stress Navigation: Resiliency Part 2

Saturday, April 6, 9-10:30 a.m.

Georgina Cole Library Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive

Join us for the closing session, learning additional physical activities and games that demonstrate how to turn stress into manageable challenge. Wear clothing you can easily move in.