Previously Recorded


Successful Aging: Stress Management and a Healthy Immune System

Recorded Friday, September 3, 2021

Presented by Dr. Ruddy, ND

Learn natural, practical solutions to manage stress and promote a healthy immune system for successful aging. Dr. Ruddy will talk about an essential, holistic regimen that’s proven to improve our health and resilience in each decade of life.

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Nature Connection: Forest Bathing and Exploring Wisconsin’s Scenic State Parks

Recorded Thursday, April 22, 2021

Kate Bast, Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide
Founder of Shinrin-yoku Madison

Missy VanLanduyt, PMP, LEED AP
Recreation Partnerships Section Chief, WI DNR

Have you ever wondered why you feel so wonderful after digging in the garden, fishing a stream, soaking in the sun, watching the clouds drift by, hiking or just going for a long walk? Kate Bast, Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide (ANFT) will talk about forest bathing and the current research on nature connection as a pillar for a healthy life. The event will be informational and experiential, with a short, guided sensory opening.

Also, discover some beautiful locations you can visit to bond with nature. Missy VanLanduyt, Recreation Partnership Section Chief for the Wisconsin State Park System, will show you what our wonderful state parks have to offer – from favorite places and hidden gems, to outdoor recreation opportunities. We’ll take a trip around the state and explore remote beaches, wooded campgrounds, serene nature trails, and picturesque vistas.

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A Simple Self-help Tool for Stress Reduction

Presented by Wendy Warren Grapentine

Recorded Thursday, December 3, 2020

One of the biggest causes of ongoing stress in our lives is our body’s Fight, Flight, or Freeze response that can keep us on high alert unnecessarily. EFT or Emotional Freedom Techniques is a simple self-help tool to short-circuit that innate response to stress.
You’ll learn more about what Emotional Freedom Techniques is, the science behind it, and how to use it in your day-to-day life.

Wendy Warren Grapentine is a former news anchor and medical reporter at Channel 27. She is currently a practicing massage therapist, energy worker, intuitive coach, and mind-body advocate at Group Health Cooperative and in private practice.

 

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Reclaiming Your Brain in Times of Stress

Presented by Wendy Warren Grapentine

Recorded Tuesday, November 19, 2020

Daily life is stressful both personally and professionally, even more so during this pandemic. Learning how to manage those stresses can make a huge difference in your life. In this program, Wendy Warren Grapentine of Group Health Cooperative will explain how our built-in Fight, Flight or Freeze response throws us into survival mode and shares three tools to short-circuit that response and get us back to a place of reasoned thought.

Wendy Warren Grapentine is a former news anchor and medical reporter at Channel 27. She is currently a practicing massage therapist, energy worker, intuitive coach, and mind-body advocate at Group Health Cooperative and in private practice.

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Finding Happiness During Difficult Times

Tina Hallis, Ph.D.

Recorded Tuesday, October 13, 2020

It’s easy to get stuck, focused on all the stresses and challenges in our lives and in our world, especially now. Take a break with Tina Hallis and learn how you can find more happiness despite the uncertainty and chaos. Tina brings the science of Positive Psychology to our everyday lives so you can spend more time in gratitude, peace, and happiness.

Tina Hallis, Ph.D., is a professional speaker, positivity catalyst, and founder of The Positive Edge. She is the author of Sharpen Your Positive Edge: Shifting Your Thoughts for More Positivity & Success. Tina worked for 20+ years in biotechnology before discovering Positive Psychology in 2011. She was so inspired by the powerful impact of this information, she decided to become certified and dedicate her career to helping people realize that positivity is a choice and how to make that choice easier.

 

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