Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health & Wellness
- Wellness Services
Additional Programs & Services
Stress, Worry & Optimism Group Series
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”
How often do you “stress” and worry about situations that are completely outside of your control? How often do you beat yourself up or jump to negative conclusions about others? Although stress is part of life, our tendency to worry about the future (“What If?”) and dwell on the past (“If Only!”) can generate a great deal of unnecessary stress and frustration for us and contribute to a negative outlook.
The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness offers this 5-week group series for adults focused on managing stress and developing a more optimistic attitude (or to at least stop being our own worst critic). This program incorporates principles from Cognitive Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and the emerging field of Positive Psychology.
A strong emphasis is placed upon taking steps NOW to move forward to live a less stressed and more fulfilling life. That is, this is NOT a program in which we will simply talk about what's causing us stress (e.g., a weekly "support group") - instead, this is a group for those wishing to actively take steps to decrease their stress.
Customized Program for Corporate Members
Your employees are very welcome to take these programs offered periodically at the Dayani Center. In addition, this program can be tailored to the unique needs of your employees and offered at your worksite. For more information about offering this workshop to your employees at your worksite, please contact Regina Trainor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-6716.