Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance

9-Week Course- Mindful Emotional Balance, April 9-June 4,2019 @ Kazoo Books. Fee $260. 

The course is based on the latest research and practices from the fields of emotional intelligence  and mindfulness-based techniques to help you manage difficult and challenging thoughts and emotions that can cause pain and suffering in your life. The course is guided by the highly regarded text Mindfulness-based Emotional Balance Workbook, written by Margaret Cullen.

In the course you will  learn to approach thoughts and emotions with less judgement, understand their sources and learn to be more forgiving and kind toward yourself and others. Instead of trying to bury difficult thoughts and emotions or lashing out and hurting relationships, you’ll learn to cultivate emotional balance through the practices described in the workbook. Each 2 hour class uses presentations, experiential activities, group discussions and home practice assignments to support your learning experience.

Skills you learn:

  • Mindfulness of thoughts, emotions and body
  • Emotional awareness, balance and resilience
  • Compassion and forgiveness for self and others
  • Anger and fear management


  • Reduced self-criticism
  • Improved attention and concentration
  • Increased kindness toward oneself and others
  • Reduced occupational stress and burnout
  • Greater emotional resilience
  • Less anxiety and depression

Registration $270.  Includes workbook, guided practices and on-line resources. If you have questions contact Eric Nelson @  1-269-254-0771 or mail E-mail StressManagementKazoo@gmail.com


Kazoo Books, 2413 Parkview Avenue, Kalamazoo. Park in rear of building.  Take Barnard Street just west of Kazoo Books, go 100 feet turn left on Book Alley and take second drive on left to parking lot.

Register: April 9-June 4,  2019,  includes Saturday Retreat, April 27, 9:30-3:30 pm).  Kazoo Books, 2413 Parkview Avenue, Kalamazoo. Click on Pay with Card Button below.  Tuition $260. 

Contact email: StressManagementKazoo@gmail.com