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      October 17, 2019

      Thursday   7:30 PM

      51 St. Catherine's Road , Southbourne
      Bournemouth, Bournemouth

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      Mindfulness & Meditation Support Group - Thursday Evenings

      Local Christian group for people with mindfulness or meditation experience. Please bring your bible with you.Cultivating mindfulness and meditation calls for a combination of self-practise and practise with others. Being in the physical company and presence of like-minded people, and having supportive spiritual friendships unlocks everybody’s potential. The Buddha teaches us this.It’s for this reason that Mindfulness Bournemouth run weekly mindfulness and spiritual groups on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Southbourne. Enabling you to practice in a peaceful environment with a friendly bunch of people who support each other and have some fun in the process!This group is run on a 'dana' basis. Dana is a Sanskrit word meaning "the practice of cultivating generosity." You may attend the group for free or donate an amount of your choice.For more info visit https://mindfulnessbournemouth.co.uk or call 07806 779029Here's what we cover in the group:∙ Mindfulness and meditation practice reviews and check-in∙ Dealing with any mindfulness challenges that have come up during the week∙ Sharing successes∙ Reflection and learning from the experience of others∙ Bible study∙ Meditation∙ PrayerFor more info visit https://mindfulnessbournemouth.co.uk or call 07806 779029It’s a good idea to try the group for a week and then decide from there whether you’d like to attend regularly. There are a maximum of 8 people in the group. The sessions are 1 hour 30 minutes. Refreshments are included.Mindfulness & Meditation BenefitsHere are some of the wonderful benefits you can receive through learning to practice mindfulness and meditation in this group:∙ Help relieve stress and depression∙ Enhance your happiness and well being∙ Reduce anxiety through cultivating calmness∙ Enhance positivity∙ Quieten a busy mind∙ Improve sleep quality∙ Higher levels of presence and awareness of yourself and others∙ Bring about acceptance and kindness to yourself, others and situations∙ Better relationships and listening skills helping you build relationships and deal with difficult people∙ Increase your resilience and acceptance of active health issues∙ Reduce the likelihood of future health issues∙ Improved concentration and memory∙ Greater creativity and problem solving∙ Learn a range of different mindfulness techniques and models∙ Integrate mindfulness into your everyday activities∙ Integrate your mindfulness practice into your work∙ Learn how to use your digital devices (like phones and laptops) consciously∙ Learn at least four different types of meditation∙ Receive holistic and practical training on meditation technique and setting up a home practice∙ Integrate mindfulness into spiritual practice∙ Use digital devices and the Internet to support your mindfulness and meditation practice∙ Enjoy a regular personal meditation practice∙ Adjust your life situation and behaviours to make mindfulness easier to practise∙ Connect with like-minded people – many people build nourishing friendships∙ Configure your life so that you can sustain your mindfulness practice over the longer termThe group leader is Darren Cockburn, Mindfulness expert and author of two acclaimed mindfulness books - with over 20 years mindfulness and meditation experience. Darren's trained and coached people from organisations of all sizes including British Wheel of Yoga teachers, Buddhist centres, and corporate businesses. Recently Kindred Sprit, the UK’s leading Mind-Body-Spirit magazine nominated Darren for the 2019 “emerging voices” award. His teachings have been featured in leading mainstream magazines and he's worked with various broadcasters including the BBC.

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