In today’s busy world, it can be difficult to switch off and just take some time out for yourself. With thoughts constantly racing through your mind, and worrying about things that have happened or might happen – there’s no time like today to learn how mindfulness can help you.
Mindfulness is an approach to life that was first developed within the Buddhist tradition. The underlying principle is that the way we think affects our experiences. Stress, anxiety and illness can often be caused and influenced by troubling thoughts, and an uncontrolled state of mind. By learning how to focus the mind, you can access a sense of calm and acceptance enabling you to let go of those anxious thoughts. There have been many scientific studies that have shown how mindfulness can help you gain emotional awareness and be fully engaged in how you to respond to life’s challenges and difficulties.
What is MBCT?
It takes the form of 8 weekly classes, plus an all-day session held at around week 6. A set of Guided Meditations accompany the programme, so that participants can practise at home once a day, six days a week, throughout the course.
Enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Taking place on-line, the course follows the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) curriculum.
In a friendly and supportive atmosphere, you will learn how to respond to challenging experiences and situations and develop mindfulness of your body, thoughts and feelings. You’ll explore the experience of learning mindfulness as a part of a group (maximum of 8 participants) and each session will include: Mindful Meditation, reflection of how your personal practice has gone during the week, and how it has influenced your life. Group discussion and exercises that will help you explore the different aspects of Mindfulness.
In between sessions you will be encouraged to devote approx. 20 minutes a day to home practice that will help you explore Mindfulness on a deeper and more personal level.
So if you’re looking for a new way to reduce stress and appreciate your life differently, get in touch to secure your place today.
When: Thursday, April 15th 2021, every Thursday for 8 weeks, plus a bonus 5 hour day retreat.
Where: Online using zoom
What time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Alternative date: Sunday 18th April 2021, every Sunday morning for 8 weeks, plus a bonus 5 hour day retreat.
Where: Online using zoom
What time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Book a call for more information and to book your spot.
Join us for one of our weekly drop-in sessions for just £5. This is a great way to try mindfulness for the first time or many of our attendees use it as a regular reminder to keep up their mindfulness practices. We hold these every Wednesday and Saturday morning, to book on email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to know more about the benefits of mindfulness and how it can help you personally, why not book one of our completely free consulations with Debbie.
Debbie has had an interest in Buddhist traditions for many years and has seen first hand the benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation. Debbie wanted to share the benefits with others so trained at the Central College of Mindfulness, specialising in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Debbie has spent time in India to deepen her understanding of Meditation and has a passion for sharing her knowledge about Mindfulness.
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