Virtual Wellbeing Workshop Begins November 3rd

Primghar, Iowa — A four-week educational workshop entitled, “What About Me? My Wellbeing” will be offered virtually by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office of O’Brien County beginning November 3rd. Each workshop is 45 minutes and begins at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th.

The research-based program focuses on taking time for oneself, relationships, finances and physical health.

ISU Extension and Outreach human services specialist Lori Hayungs, who will lead the program, says wellness is not something to achieve and check off a bucket list. Instead, she says, it’s an ongoing journey that varies with each person .

With more than its share of challenges, 2020 has affected many individuals’ physical, emotional, social and financial wellbeing. Hayungs reminds residents that wellbeing is a journey, not a destination.

Carol Ehlers, another human sciences specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, will co-facilitate the program with Hayungs. Ehlers reminds residents that we are all busy, but we must still take a minute to reflect on our lifestyle choices to better our future.

Ehlers and Hayungs say this program is for adults at any stage of life.

There is no fee to participate in the four-part series “What About Me? My Wellbeing” program, but registration is required to receive virtual access to the workshops. Sign up online at or contact Kate Stewart, O’Brien County Human Sciences Program Coordinator with ISU Extension and Outreach, at 712-957-5045 or



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