Monday, February 3, 2014

Boston-Area Folks, Build Your Resiliency to Stress on February 8

Build Your Resiliency to Stress: Introduction to the Relaxation Response
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 2 p.m.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Meltzer Auditorium, 3rd Floor
243 Charles Street, Boston 02114
(On the MBTA Red Line -- Charles Street/MGH -- outbound. MEE parking lot vouchers available.)

The Boston Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America offers an important exploration with social worker Laura Malloy, LCSW, on the management of stress reactions that can accompany listening with hearing loss.

This program will allow you to engage in a dialogue about stressors that are unique to living with hearing loss. Learn about the Relaxation Response, the antidote to the stress response. We'll discuss and practice simple, evidence-based strategies to help build your resiliency and stress hardiness.

Laura Malloy is co-director of the Education Initiative and director of Yoga at the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Boston Medicine at Mass General Hospital. She teaches various forms of relaxation and stress reduction in educational, clinical and community settings.

Live captioning (CART) is offered at all HLAA Boston Speaker/Workshop Series events.

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