The Art of Living Mindfully will support and nurture insights to align your daily practice with intention, values, gratitude, loving-kindness, and wise attention. Create a mindfulness roadmap that will change the brain through short practices such as grounding, emotional regulation, the calm response and core lifestyle skills training though the Art of Mindful Living.
Participants on this course will receive a copy of Meditation is Not What You Think, Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important by Jon Kabat-Zinn, notes, a set of 52 mindfulness cards and will meet for eight Thursday evenings (from 7pm to 9.30pm) and attend a one-day retreat. Course commences on Thurs 17th January 2019, costing €350 per participant. There are 20 places on this course.
During this six-week training, participants will have the opportunity to learn about common problems that often complicate anxiety and panic such as avoidance, rumination, self-criticism, and intrusive emotional memories. The training will be presented with a combination of seminar, discussion, meditation, emotional regulation exercises, visual and creative interventions, and reflection within a skills-based learning environment.
Course commences Wednesday, 27th March 2019 until Wednesday, 15th May 2019 from 10:30am to 1pm. There are eight places available on this course. Cost: €250
Mindfulness Training, or Mindfulness Courses, may not be considered suitable at this time for those affected with acute depression, active or recent substance alcohol or drug addictions (recommendation two years full sobriety for Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention), PTSD, Bi-polar disorder, current or past psychosis, significant long standing interpersonal difficulties, recent trauma or significant recent or unresolved loss.
The Mindfulness Clinic recommends organising a one-to-one consultation to see if this training is suitable for you at this time.
“Mindfulness is not the answer for all life’s problems. Rather it is that all life’s problems can be seen more clearly through the lens of a clear mind”. Jon Kabat-Zinn, pp. 25-26, 1991).Acknowledgements for exclusion criteria: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Standards of Practice, edited by Saki F. Santorelli, Centre for Mindfulness University of Massachusetts, Director of Stress Reduction Program, February, 2014.