An Hour of Mindfulness
March 31 (Thursday mid-day)

An Hour of Mindfulness


Bellingham

1-hour drop-in workshop


Curious about mindfulness? Start here! Expect a one-hour interactive presentation introducing you to the research behind mindfulness and teaching some basic practices. You’ll leave with a handout and a tool kit of simple practices to use at work and home.

COURSE DETAILS

This participatory, practical introductory class includes:

  • Definitions and benefits of mindfulness
  • A helpful handout summarizing the benefits and practices of mindfulness
  • Body and breath awareness practices
  • Group dialogue and small group discussion
  • Suggestions on resources for ongoing practice and how to apply mindfulness at work and home

Based on the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. MBSR has been shown to reduce chronic pain and boost the immune system; address painful mental states like depression and anxiety; minimize emotional reactivity and promote well-being; increase flexible attention and sharpen mental focus.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, March 31
12:00 – 1:00pm

TEACHER

Carolyn McCarthy

LOCATION

Village Books and Paper Dreams (Bellingham)

COST

Free

 

 


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