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Living Well Wednesday is a virtual learning series hosted by K-State Research and Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) professionals from across the state of Kansas. We invite you to join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of January, February, and March 2022.  The webinars will be held at 12:15 p.m. -1:00 p.m.
Topics will touch on a wide variety of essential skills that empower you and your family to live, work, and thrive!
Sessions will be recorded and posted here after each event.
Register once here for the 2022 Living Well Wednesday Webinar Series scheduled January - March. 
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12:15 to 1:00 pm (CST)
(30-minute presentation, 10-15 minutes for questions and answers)

2022 Series Upcoming Webinars

January 26, 2022: "Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude"

  • Was your New Year's Resolution to become more positive? Do you wnt to enhance your personal and professional life? Join us to learn how to change your attitude into a grateful one. You will learn the art of practicing gratitude, the benefits of practicing gratitude, and the impact it has on our lives.

  • Webinar presenters: Jennifer LaSalle, County Extension Agent, West Plains District; Mirna Bonilla, Nutrition and Health Agent, Chisholm Trail District; and Gayle Price, Extension Specialist, Southeast Region.

February 9, 2022:  "Languages of Appreciation”

  • Guest Presenter:LaVerne Williamson, Employee Relations and Engagement Specialists K-State Human Capital Services

 2022 Series 

January 12, 2022: "Parents Guide to Social Media" 

Note: Due to the content discussed this webinar is intended for an adult audience.

  • Do you know what phone apps are the most popular in the United States? Join John Calvert, Director of Safe and Secure Schools Unit as he teaches us about what apps to be aware of on our child's phone.

  • Please complete the following survey upon viewing the "Parents Guide to Social Media" recording above.

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Holiday Series 2021


The follow video recording is for both sessions listed below:

December 8, 2021- Topic: "Stress Less: Connect and Communicate Through the Holidays"- Family dynamics can be difficult, particularly during the holiday season. The webinar is a deep dive into communicating effectively with family members to reduce stress, create an inclusive environment and make the most of the holiday season.

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Healthy Living:Yoga for Kids  

                                                           

 

November 17, 2021- Topic: "Stress Less: Celebrate Self-Care Through the Holidays"

Do the holidays stress you out? Learn how stress affects the body. Identify what your stressors are and learn how to develop your personal self-care plan that will help you get through the holiday madness. 

 

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If you need help finding your local Extension office for more information on this webinar and other topics, check here:

 ksre.k-state.edu/about/stateandareamaps