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Mindfulness and Trauma

There is an increasing awareness of trauma as a big issue in the lives of so many people. Trauma can be described as a shock to our system from which we never fully recovered or a deep wound to the psyche that never completely healed. It is understood these days that trauma is no longer…

MINDFULNESS FOR STRESS WEEKEND AT SAMYE LING ONLINE

Mindfulness for Stress Weekend at Samye Ling & Online

This weekend course can be attended in isolation as a retreat OR as an introduction to our Level 1: Being Present Mindfulness course. After this weekend you can continue the Level 1 training if you choose – we have both in-person and online options to choose from. Are you struggling to cope with your stress…

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Tonglen in the Hospital

Since the middle of December I have been working as a hospital chaplain, visiting patients who are seriously ill. I have never worked in a hospital before and my main worry was that I would be distressed and not know how to cope with some of the suffering I would encounter. It turns out that…

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Fear of Death

The UK Social Attitudes Survey Report on Dying is based on the premise that discussion about and preparation for dying will lead to a ‘good death’ with reduced distress for those involved – the person dying and their family and friends. This report demonstrates a trend towards growing openness to the topic of dying, but…

FREE-APRIL-MINDFULNESS-CALENDAR

Free! April Mindfulness Calendar

Help yourself to our free Mindfulness Calendar for April – this month we are focusing on the Observer and Undercurrent model of the mind. Noticing thoughts and how we can get lost in them! Download the calendar for use on screen or print it out to stick to your fridge..HERE> APRIL CALENDAR 2023 We hope…

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Online Retreat for Teachers of Mindfulness

Cultivating Presence Retreat – 10-15th March – with Alan Hughes As mindfulness teachers, our presence is one of the fundamental qualities that we bring to our teaching. This reflects the stability of our mindfulness; the extent to which we are grounded in awareness itself. Mindful awareness increasingly becomes our reference point, rather than the contents…

MYSTICAL-PRACTICE-DAY

Mystical Mindfulness Practice Day

Mystical Mindfulness Practice Day with Fay Adams – Good Friday 2023 Do you sometimes long for more from your mindfulness practice? Do you sense that a more profound experience may be possible? Mindfulness is basic to most wisdom traditions around the globe. In these traditions it is also usually accompanied by teachings and practices that…