Mindfulness & compassion training
for resilience and well-being
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Mindfulness involves intentionally paying attention to each moment of our experience with an openness and curiosity to how it actually is. Developing our capacity to do so can help us to step aside from our habitual tendencies to automatically react to how we’d like life to be – patterns that often unintentionally make life harder rather easier.
Through mindful awareness space opens up revealing more choices as to how to move towards a greater sense of well-being, including enabling us to face changes and challenges from a calmer and more conscious standpoint. This awareness is developed through engaging in regular mindfulness practice or mindful meditation and is usually developed in the first instance by attending regular classes over a period of eight weeks.
While mindfulness has its origins in Buddhism, in recent years it has entered our Western therapeutic traditions with growing popularity due to the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and his colleagues. Kabat-Zinn demonstrated that mindfulness practice has much to offer those experiencing a range of difficulties such as stress, anxiety, low mood, pain and chronic illness.
Most people also find that mindfulness can be enormously helpful in just bringing greater richness and more meaning to our lives and relationships.
High quality Mindfulness and Self-Compassion training
Choose from training courses (online or in person), one off practice days, residential courses or retreats and ongoing support groups.
We also offer mentoring, supervision and teacher training both directly and via the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion in the USA and the Mindfulness Network in the UK.
We often use two favourite venues: for regular classes and one day events The Meon Hall, Meonstoke, in Hampshire; and for residential courses and retreats Hill Cottage Retreat Centre near Knighton on the Welsh borders.
We are currently offering a combination of both face to face and in person events and courses.
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