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Zone of Wellness (ZOW!)

To join one of our workshops, please click on this link during the scheduled workshop time- JOIN CURRENT WORKSHOP

***Due to the recent events with COVID-19, we are currently conducting all of our workshops virtually. 

"Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence." National Wellness Institute

At EKUCC, we recognize the important connection between physical and emotional wellness. Being mindful of our wellness activities and choices can increase resiliency to stress by promoting life balance and contentment. We offer several programs targeting emotional wellness to increase your potential success in the classroom and in life.

FEEL BETTER FAST is a weekly workshop series that teaches that teaches coping strategies to make your life more manageable.

We are currently offering 1-hour Feel Better Fast workshops four times a week covering the topics of Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, and Distress Tolerance. These topics will rotate order each week. Go to JOIN CURRENT WORKSHOP to attend. These workshops will close 15 minutes after the starting time

Tuesdays 1-2pm
Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am
Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm

Mindfulness- Worrying, stress, and feeling overwhelmed can lead to spending a lot of time on various activities that take your attention away from the present moment.  Practicing mindfulness can be a great opportunity to improve your mental health by challenging yourself to be present and aware of your thoughts and feelings.  In this workshop, you will learn tools that can help you practice mindfulness and work towards reducing and preventing stress, anxiety, depression, as well as many other concerns you may be experiencing. 

Distress Tolerance- Join the EKU Counseling Center staff today for a workshop on Distress Tolerance. When life feels like you’re currently in the middle of an unfinished Jumanji game, your emotions can activate with a high degree of intensity.  Changes in your daily routine and the people you’re around can lead to a mixture of emotions. These new experiences can be stressful. The tools provided in this workshop are aimed to provide you with skills to navigate these intense emotions and increase the positive experiences throughout your day. 

Emotional Regulation- Join the staff of the EKU Counseling Center today for a Workshop on Emotional Regulation. Regardless of whether you’re at home or school, every day we can experience a wide range of emotions.  This workshop will focus on the most scientifically backed methods of managing your emotions, provide activities and tools that can help you feel more grounded and in control of your emotional functioning.

Peak Performance Workshops Lack motivation? Unsure about how to best manage your time? Struggling with test anxiety? Peak Performance workshops teach skills to address these and other issues related to academic performance, and our wellbeing. These workshops are offered weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1-2pm. Go to JOIN CURRENT WORKSHOP to attend. These workshops will close 15 minutes after the starting time. Topics covered in this series include:

Motivation, Goal Setting, and Test Anxiety When we are stressed, it can hard to operate at our best. When we are stressed and then have to complete tasks that will be graded or evaluated, it can feel impossible to be our best. This workshop focuses on ways to improve test anxiety, improving personal motivation for the things that need to get done, as well as how to set effective and attainable goals.
 
Organization and Action This organization and planning module of the Peak Performance series will be aimed to help establish a routine with managing your day.  We will work to establish a daily schedule to help you plan and prioritize your day.  Additionally, we will brainstorm ways to increase your motivation and make it easier to initiate tasks, while hopefully making your day more enjoyable.
 
ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS
Redefining Normal When general day-to-day life feels a lot like an unfinished Jumanji game, it can make life feel pretty overwhelming. This workshop will provide tools, habits, and tactics for navigating difficult times, and help manage the daily difficulties you may experience during the semester. This workshop will take place on Thursdays at 2:30PM. Click the link at the top of the page to join. 
 
Let's Talk Let's Talk is a free, confidential consultation service offered through the EKU Counseling Center. Have a specific problem but unsure about counseling? Wonder what it's like to talk with a mental health therapist or psychologist? Concerned about a friend but not sure how to help? The EKU Counseling Center is providing easy access to informal, confidential conversations with our professional mental health clinicians!

Consultations are provided to currently enrolled EKU students and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The mental health professional will listen closely to your concerns, and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources. Let's Talk are consultations only and are not a substitute for individual therapy services

Let's Talk is offered every Tuesday from 2:30-4:30PM. To join this workshop, please email Kevin.Stanley@eku.edu or click on this link during the scheduling time https://zoom.us/my/ekuccworkshops 
 

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