While mindfulness does not claim to be a cure for anything, a growing amount of research indicates its effectiveness in:
· Getting a better night’s sleep
· Reducing worry and feelings of anxiety
· Improving tolerance of chronic pain
· Lifting mood and appreciating what is good in life
· Managing interpersonal conflict more effectively
· Enhancing feelings of self-worth and compassion for others
This standalone session is intended to introduce participants to the practice of mindfulness so that they can establish a regular personal practice. It includes the following elements:
· What is mindfulness?
· What are the benefits and how can mindfulness help at a time like this?
· Some neuroscience and scientific evidence of its benefits
· Outline of the different types of practices
· Explanation of the process of meditation practice
· A guided practice
· Resources for further practice
· Comments and questions
The facilitator is Joanne Murphy, a primary school teacher. She has completed a two-year Masters in Mindfulness in UCD and has completed many other trainings in mindfulness, including training with the Mindfulness in Schools Project (both Paws b and .be) and the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.
|Course Date||26-01-2022 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||26-01-2022 8:15 pm|
|Cut off date||26-01-2022 3:00 pm|