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Mindful Self-Compassion Training Oct-Nov

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  • Full Name: Marcia Burton
  • Location: North End
  • Phone: 250 930 4541
  • Expires: 20 days, 20 hours

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  • Item listed by: on August 13, 2019

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    8 weeks on Thursday evenings 10 October to 28 November, 6-8:45pm

    “The time will come

    when, with elation,

    you will greet yourself arriving

    at your own door, in your own mirror,

    and each will smile at the other’s welcome.”

    Derek Walcott

    Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an evidence-based, 8-week, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care and understanding.

    The three key components of self-compassion are self-kindness, a sense of common humanity, and balanced, mindful awareness. Kindness opens our hearts to suffering, so we can give ourselves what we need. Common humanity opens us to our essential interrelatedness, so that we know we aren’t alone. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment, so we can accept our experience with greater ease. Together they comprise a state of warm-hearted, connected presence.

    Self-compassion can be learned by anyone, even those who didn’t receive enough affection in childhood or who feel uncomfortable when they are good to themselves. It’s a courageous attitude that stands up to harm, including the harm that we unwittingly inflict on ourselves through self-criticism, self-isolation, or self-absorption. Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, motivate ourselves with kindness, forgive ourselves when needed, relate wholeheartedly to others, and be more authentically ourselves.

    Rapidly expanding research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional wellbeing, less anxiety, depression and stress, maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and satisfying personal relationships. And it’s easier than you think.

    For more info and registration details: https://mindfulselfdiscovery.com/guided-meditation-recordings/mindful-self-compassion-training-oct-nov-2019/

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