Living in the Moment and Creating a Hopeful Future

Fall 2022: The Stay Calm and Well  Series brought to you by the Office of the Chief Wellness Officer is kicking off a year of Hopes, Dreams and Connection. Part VI of this series will help you reconnect to your purpose, people, places and experiences around you and identify what inspires you.

The fifth webinar in the series is on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022, Living in the Moment and Creating a Hopeful Future by Patrice Powers-Barker, OSU Extension, Lucas County.

From the presentation – tools for practicing mindfulness and future visioning:

From the presentation – resources from OSU Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences

From the presentation – Additional Resources:

  • American Association of Family and Consumer (FCS) poster
  • What is Family Science? from National Council on Family Relations
  • PAX Tools, PaxisInstitute
  • Quote: “As someone who has dealt with his fair share of disappointment, I’ve learned the best way to cope with trouble is to approach every situation with eyes wide open; focused and determined” Author, Carlos Wallace

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