Stress Management

Stress Management

Stress management classes and workshops are designed to promote self-care, staying present and healthy coping strategies for cancer patients in treatment and early survivorship and their caregivers.

Register for classes at livingwell.nm.org. Please register for in-person classes at least 24 hours before class starts. If you cannot attend a class, please notify us at least 24 hours before the class starts.

Register for classes at livingwell.nm.org

 

 

June through August

 

Sound Bath

In Person (Geneva): Thursday, June 6, and Thursday, August 1, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

In Person (Warrenville): Thursday, July 18, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Ruth Day, Yoga Instructor and Trauma Release Facilitator

A meditative experience with soothing instruments, such as singing bowls and gongs, promoting relaxation and stress relief through harmonious sounds.

 

June

 

Living Well Book Club

Virtual: Wednesday, June 5, 5:00 – 6:15 pm

Nancy Nieto, LPC, NCC, Counselor, Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer Resources

This drop-in group will meet every other month to reflect on and discuss different books that address cancer experiences. Please come prepared to join the conversation and share your thoughts. Book: I’m Sorry You Have to Be Here by Lois Cappetta Bhatt

 

Uncovering Who You Are with Honesty and Humor

In Person (Geneva): Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Vikki Rood, Life Coach and Improv Expert

Are you feeling resentful, depleted, frustrated or stressed out? This workshop will teach you to change your perspective and remind you that you’re human and doing the best you can. We will listen to one another and learn to use techniques from life coaching and improv humor to discover who you are.

 

July

 

The Importance of Caregivers and Caregiving

Virtual: Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Nancy Nieto, LPC, NCC, Counselor, Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer Resources

Join Living Well counselors as they discuss how to navigate caring for someone with cancer and the important role you play as their caregiver. This presentation will offer ways to balance the needs of your loved one with your own needs, as well as how you can care for yourself as a caregiver.

 

August

 

***Join us for a Special Presentation!***

Living Well Book Club Presents: 26 Points of Light: Illuminating One Cancer Survivor’s Journey from Diagnosis to Remission featuring author Maureen O’Brien

Virtual: Wednesday, August 21, 5:00 – 6:15 pm

Nancy Nieto, LPC, NCC, Counselor, Northwestern Medicine Living Well Cancer Resources

Book Club will meet virtually to reflect on and discuss 26 Points of Light with author Maureen O’Brien.

Please come prepared to join the conversation and share your thoughts.

 

Uncovering Who You Are with Honesty and Humor

In Person (Warrenville): Wednesday, August 7, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Vikki Rood, Life Coach, and Improv Expert

Are you feeling resentful, depleted, frustrated or stressed out? This workshop will teach you to change your perspective and remind you that you’re human and doing the best you can. We will listen to one another and learn to use techniques from life coaching and improv humor to discover who you are.

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