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8-week Mindful Self compassion Course – Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Lea , Wiltshire , United Kingdom

Linda Thomas and

September 8, 2016 @ 9:30 am - October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm UTC-8

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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2016

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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported 8-week program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. It was developed by Christopher Germer, PhD, a leader in the integration of mindfulness and psychotherapy (www.MindfulSelfCompassion.org) and Kristin Neff, PhD, a pioneering researcher in the field of self-compassion (www.Self-Compassion.org).

MSC combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional wellbeing. Mindfulness is the first step—turning with loving awareness toward difficult experience (thoughts, emotions, and sensations). Self-compassion comes next—bringing loving awareness to ourselves. Together, mindfulness and self-compassion comprise a state of warm, connected, presence during difficult moments in our lives.

What to Expect

In MSC you’ll learn to:

• Practice mindfulness and self-compassion in daily life

• Understand the science of self-compassion

• Handle difficult emotions with greater ease

• Motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism

• Transform challenging relationships, old and new

• Manage caregiver fatigue

• Practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation

• Teach simple self-compassion skills to others

This program is designed for members of the general public. Meditation experience is not necessary to participate in MSC. All are welcome!

Program activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices.  MSC is an opportunity to explore how we typically respond when difficulties arise in our lives and to learn tools for becoming a warm and supportive companion to ourselves.

Details

Start:
September 8, 2016 @ 9:30 am
End:
October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

Venue

The Cabin
Orchard Gate
Lea, Wiltshire SN16 9NG United Kingdom
Phone:
07765 680618
Website:
www.mindfulminds.co.uk

Teacher

Linda Thomas

Phone:
07765 680618
Email:
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Website:
www.mindfulminds.co.uk

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