Anxiety 101: How Your Brain Makes You Anxious & What You Can Do to Change It

While occasional anxiety is a normal part of life, intense or persistent bouts detract from quality of life and personal effectiveness. You don’t have to be trapped by your emotions and anxious thoughts. There are a number of tools that can help. This workshop begins with an overview of types of anxiety and how they present in everyday life. You’ll learn a bit about the causes of anxiety, and what happens in the brain and body. The primary focus will be on ways to manage and minimize distress, including breathing techniques, mindfulness, stress management, and lifestyle changes. We’ll also discuss Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tools that anyone can use, such as thought replacement, journaling, and reframing exercises. Susan Drumm is a licensed professional pyschotherapist who specializes in anxiety and life transitions. You’ll leave class with a toolkit of ways to reduce your distress and live life more fully. NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then prior to class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed.

Code:1962Q
Dates:November 14, 2020 Check for other dates
Meets:One Sat., 10AM-12N 11/14 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
Fee:$48
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, https://zoom.us/download. Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to Zoom.us, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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