We are living and working in daunting circumstances. Our work and home lives have merged together in layered and complicated ways as we all do our part to “flatten the curve” of the novel coronavirus.

This course provides an opportunity to build emotional resilience and psychological flexibility skills to aid in the navigation of work/life challenges.

Participants will explore 3 principles of healthy psychological functioning,begin to interrupt conditional thought habits and reactive patterns, and learn how to access your innate health and wellbeing when you need it most.

Participants will also gain skills in navigating burnout, low moods, and excessive stress. Skills learned in this webinar are equally applicable to your personal and professional lives.

Come join this community of learners as we continue to individually and collectively navigate these unprecedented times.

 Through lecture, chat, Q and A, and self-reflection participants will:

 • Learn basic operating instructions for your emotional guidance system.

• Embrace a 6-word resilience framework to help you move from upset to wise action.

• Learn the difference between psychological rigidity and psychological flexibility.

• Gain practical reset skills to help you center and steady yourself as you move through your day.

• Explore how power and privilege impact people disproportionately based on the intersections of race, gender, class, disability, age, sexual orientation and other human differences.

• Claim core values you'll use to help guide you as you navigate whatever comes your way in this time of crisis and change.


This live webinar is open to MSU Students, Faculty, Staff, Retirees and their spouses/partners.   

CLICK REGISTRATION LINK IN BOX BELOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS SERIES.


FOR BEST LEARNING, PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND ALL 8 SESSIONS. Sessions will be recorded in case you need to miss a session.

This webinar is offered with support from Michigan State University Extension.

Upcoming Classes

Essential Skills for Navigating Difficult Time

Zoom9:00 AM - 10:30 AMThursdaysFreeRegistration closed on
  • February 11
  • February 18
  • February 25
  • March 4
  • March 11
  • March 18
  • March 25
  • April 1

We are living and working in daunting circumstances. Our work and home lives have merged together in layered and complicated ways as we all do our part to “flatten the curve” of the novel coronavirus.

Find a Class

Browse all courses

Search Health4U


Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

Read More

Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

Read More

Health e-Guide

This guide has been discontinued and is no longer viewable.

Visit Health e-Guide