Learn to Live: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Resilience and Growth: The Power of Overcoming Adversity

Life can be full of challenges and setbacks. Whether it’s a difficult job, a rocky relationship or a global pandemic, the road can be bumpy! What makes those who thrive different? The answer is resilience, which is the ability to adapt and bounce back from difficult experiences. It’s not about avoiding challenges but rather about facing them head on. Resilience is a key component of mental and emotional well-being. It can help us navigate the ups and downs of life with greater ease.

One way to become more resilient is to focus on growth. Growth is the process of learning and developing new skills, attitudes, and perspectives. It’s about discovering new possibilities. When we approach challenges with growth in mind, those challenges can become opportunities. When we develop resilience, we become better equipped to handle adversity and to learn from it. Then when we focus on growth, we open ourselves up to new possibilities.

Learn to Live offers free online programs to address mental health concerns, including stress, depression and social anxiety. Learn to Live is confidential, and you can work through programs at home and at your own pace. Get started here.

You can boost your emotional well-being by attending a free live webinar, Resilience: The Role of Optimism in Overcoming Life's Challenges. Click on the link below to register (access code: MEDEXP).

Tuesday, May 23rd: 2-2:30pm