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MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 8 week Course
October 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - November 20, 2022 @ 9:00 pm CEST
An event every 2 months that begins at 7:00 pm on day 2 of the month, repeating until February 2, 2023
Mindfulness-based stress reduction is a group program that was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in the 1970s to treat patients struggling with life’s difficulties and physical and/or mental illness (Kabat-Zinn, 2013)
Although it was initially created to aid hospital patients, it has since been used effectively by a wide range of people from all walks of life
MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
This is one of the best things about MBSR: it’s accessible for just about everybody
– Jon Kabat-Zinn
In fact, according to the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts, more than 24,000 people have taken advantage of the MBSR program the center debuted in 1979 (Center for Mindfulness, 2017)
Session 1: What is Mindfulness? As long as we are breathing, there is more right than wrong with us.
Session 2: Perception & Creative Responding: How we perceive the world and ourselves influence our experiences.
Session 3: Mindfulness of the Breath and the Body in Movement: There is both pleasure and power in being present.
Session 4: Learning about our patterns of Stress Reactivity: Where you go, there you are.
Session 5: Working with Stress: Mindful responding instead of reacting.
Session 6: Stressful communications: Interpersonal mindfulness.
Session 7: Lifestyle choices: How can I best take of myself?
Session 8: A Mindful Life: Keeping your mindfulness alive.