A Mindful eating practice can have both mental and physical benefits. Change your relationship with food and digestion! This workshop will teach you easy to use techniques.
How Mindfulness can help
Lets start with why mindfulness can help you. How much time do you spend remembering things that have happened in the past or thinking about things that are going to happen in the future? Versus what is happening now – the present moment?
Mindfulness is seeing things more clearly, and paying attention moment to moment to moment. When you are mindful, you notice what is happening—as it is happens. This creates a space, a pause in which you can respond considerately to situations, rather than react. Creative possibilities open up; new ways of being with life’s challenges can present themselves.
Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when paying attention to the present moment, with non-judgment.
Today, there is a growing interest, and research corroborates the benefits of mindfulness training. The new breakthroughs in neuroscience show that by practicing mindfulness, the brain can be shaped for greater happiness, love, wisdom and greater emotional balance in turbulent times, as well as healthier relationships, more effective actions, and greater peace of mind.
How we can help
You can choose from one on one sessions or a group of 5 or more in a workshop. We can be in person, by phone or with skype. You don’t need any fancy equipment, new outfits. Just a small pillow, a blanket or yoga mat and water.
Our sessions are based on the principles of the MBSR technique created by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School from 1979.
“The present is the only time that any of us have to be alive – to know anything – to perceive – to learn – to act – to change – to heal” Dr. Kabat-Zinn
The foundations of mindfulness practice cover all areas of life experience, including mindfulness of the body, thoughts, and emotions. Mindfulness can be extended into communication and interpersonal interactions through exercises and compassion meditations, facilitating improved relationships at home and at work.