All Articles: Mental Health, Self-Care, and Wellbeing

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Hundreds of people across Minnesota and around the world tune into the Bakken Center’s free Mindful Mondays sessions each week. 

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The University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing and the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities are teaming up on a study to help these adults enhance their health and wellbeing so they can live their best lives. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the study focuses on developing and testing a new educational program called Mindful Movement which aims to help adults ages 50 and up overcome barriers to exercise, and gain the skills and motivation to improve their wellbeing.