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Empowered Patient Series: Interpersonal Relationships & Outlook

October 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 PM
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October 27 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Discuss techniques for improving your relationships and how addressing problems for what they are can make you stronger and better prepared.

One of the most important things you can do to improve your overall health and wellbeing is to embrace the power of education. Learning about proven strategies, philosophies, and best practices will empower you to make positive, meaningful, and most importantly, lasting changes to your lifestyle.

This special series, presented in collaboration between the Winter Park Health Foundation and AdventHealth, is designed to give you the tools you need to get started on this journey. Throughout this seven-week series of workshops, you’ll learn the latest in healthy living research from those studying it deeply – AdventHealth University Community Health Nursing students.

Each week, the NURS440 students, in collaboration with their instructors, these future leaders in health care will present the latest information on health-related topics, organized under the umbrella of the renowned CREATION Health principles. Each session will also kick off with useful screenings, such as blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation, etc.

We invite you to join us for one, two or all seven of these interactive sessions, held in the Center for Health & Wellbeing’s Healthy Living Experience, and start improving your health today. The sessions will follow this schedule:

September 22: Choice

September 29: Rest

October 6: Environment

October 13: Activity

October 20: Trust

October 27: Interpersonal Relationships & Outlook

November 3: Nutrition

On October 27, we’ll focus on: Interpersonal Relationships & Outlook

Interpersonal Relationships 

Interpersonal relationships are the social connections you have with others. Healthy relationships bring happiness and make life better.

According to research, having someone in your life who really cares for you, feels close to you, loves you or wants to help you, can significantly lower your risk of premature death and disease.

Epidemiologist Jeff Levin, puts it this way, “…experts have singled out love as foremost among the human emotions capable of promoting and maintaining health and achieving healing.”

In this session, we’ll discuss techniques and strategies for improving relationships in your life, and get to know data that proves this can be life-saving measures.

Outlook:  

Outlook is the way you view your world. A positive attitude shapes your choices and how you interact with others..

Your outlook colors your perspective on life and influences how you view the world. It also affects the amount of hope and joy you experience. Your attitude informs what you think of yourself, your job, your home, your friends – everything. In all areas of life, having a positive outlook is a great asset, while having a negative outlook creates difficulties.

Research also indicates that your outlook influences your health. It can even impact the progression of disease. When you intentionally focus on what is good in your life, you not only improve the quality of your life experience but may literally improve your physical health as well.

In this session, we’ll discuss how addressing problems for what they are can make you stronger and better prepared to face life’s challenges.

 

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