Regain Balance: Strategies for Living an Optimal Life

August 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Central Union Church
1660 S. Beretania Street

Wellness can best be defined as “the integration, balance, and harmony of one’s mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual components of well-being,” with a special emphasis on the aspect of balance. It is a common belief that the reason why we, as individuals and the world population as a whole, are experiencing so many problems today is that we have lost our sense of balance; balance between work and home, freedom and responsibility, sensory stimulation and sensory overload, and ties between civilization and nature. The result is an imbalance within the core of our very Self. There is an ancient Native American expression that states that in order to find true happiness we must “Walk in balance.” This seminar helps to bring to your awareness those aspects that may be out of balance within your essence, and how to regain a sense of balance with the various aspects of your life. This presentation will include valuable information on getting a good night sleep, Low stress diet tips, Mindfulness exercises, Healthy Boundaries and other time-honored practices for finding balance in a rapidly changing world.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the four components of the holistic wellness paradigm
  2. Define the terms, “emotional well-being,” “mental well-being,” “spiritual well-being,” and “physical well-being”
  3. Identify and adopt one healthy boundary to regain balance
  4. Demonstrate two effective mindfulness techniques to adopt in everyday life

About our Speaker:

Brian “Luke” Seaward, Ph.D is renowned nationally and internationally as an expert in the field of stress management and health promotion. A TEDx speaker, Dr. Seaward has shared the insights of meditation with the staff at the White House and taught stress management to leaders of several multinational corporations.

Dr. Seaward has authored the popular best sellers, Managing Stress (7e), Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backward, Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart, and A Beautiful World: The Earth Song Journals. His acclaimed book, Stand Like Mountain, Flow Like Water: Reflections on Stress and Human Spirituality, (now released as a 10th anniversary edition) has been described as the sequel to M. Scott Peck’s, The Road Less Traveled

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