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Building Resilience and Happiness: Navigating the Challenges of Life
Online Course

Even in the best of times, we can experience financial hardship, relationship difficulties, and health challenges. And then there are times when we get thrown into a storm of uncertainty and change. In recent days, we’ve seen the unprecedented fallout from a global pandemic reaching our family, friends, and our own households: Shuttered schools, loss of employment, closed businesses, and even the illness or death of loved ones.

Resilience is the capacity to weather adversity, to encounter difficulty and bounce back, and to thrive no matter what life throws at you. Resilience is a skill that is developed with time and practice.

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In this class, you will learn:

  • What resilience is and how to build it
  • How to develop habits that increase perseverance
  • Practices to enhance emotional flexibility
  • Exercises for your optimism muscle
  • Practices to face your fears and turn them into strengths
  • How to discover and align with your meaning and purpose

Building Resilience and Happiness: Navigating the Challenges of Life
Online Program with Carol Hendershot

Carol has been teaching mindfulness since 2008 and brings a wealth of experience and training to her work as an instructor. Carol began her journey into mindfulness more than 35 years ago to help with her own stress and anxiety, and she has since become a passionate advocate for these powerful but simple practices. Carol’s classes emphasize safety and self-honoring as she guides students to build resilience and strengthen their mindfulness skills. Learn more on our Instructor Bios page. 

Class Details:

Attendance at a Free Information Session is STRONGLY recommended. The class consists of five weekly sessions. Tuition includes lifetime access to meditation audio files, digital downloads, and the course handbook through the MetaFi app.

Upcoming Classes

To comply with the governor’s Stay-At-Home Order, we have moved all our upcoming classes to an online, interactive format. Please sign up for a Free Info Session to receive updates. Even if you can’t participate live, you’ll receive a recording of the info session afterwards.

Free Information Session:

Wednesday, June 3, 9:00 – 10:00 am (EDT) with Carol, online via Zoom
(Sign up now, and you’ll receive the meeting link the week of June 1.)

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Online Class Schedule:

Wednesdays, June 10 – July 8, 9:00 – 11:00 am (EDT)

5-Week Class Registration: $165 – $265 Sliding Scale Tuition

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Now more than ever, people need to learn about and practice mindfulness. We want to make the benefits of mindfulness available to you while also keeping you safe. Based on the uncertainty of the future with regard to COVID-19, we will keep our reduced pricing for our June session and plan to host online only until the Stay-At-Home Order is lifted.

Discounts available for couples and previous students – contact our office at 616.361.3660 or to inquire.

Because we believe cost should not be a barrier to mindfulness education, we offer payment plans on all offerings. We also have limited scholarships available for students unable to pay at the low end of the sliding scale. Contact us for more information.