Exploring Mindfulness Practices

July 23rd, 2018

This brief video, featuring Jon Kabat-Zinn, may help you understand what Mindfulness is. The Mindfulness Living Center, Athens, Georgia offers you several mindfulness based workshops.

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July 23rd, 2018

Mindfulness Meditation – Concentration, Awareness, with Compassion
Mindfulness is awareness that arises by paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally (that is, suspending judgment). Mindfulness involves training in attention, awareness, concentration, and compassion; coming to know and understand yourself in a deeper, experiential way.
Key aspects of mindfulness: Concentration – the ability to stay focused on one object, one-pointedness. Awareness – another…

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July 23rd, 2018

Friday, April 14, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(This is a free offering from the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional, Athens, GA 30606)
“When hungry – just eat.”This is wonderful advice found in eastern philosophy/psychology. And Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch speak of “intuitive eating” and “awakening the intuitive eater” in their book “Intuitive Eating” (1995). But how do we follow this sage advice to – just eat when hungry? Mindful Eating can change…

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September 21st, 2017

A free offering from the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional
Please join this talk and mindfulness practices focusing on cultivating relaxation through present moment awareness. Why wait for summer vacation, learn how now!
The practice of mindfulness not only enables you to change your relationship to stress, anxiety, depression, etc., but it also leads to relaxation. Being able to relax is important as it allows your mind and body to rejuvenate, “re-charge” … and it feels…

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September 21st, 2017

Realizing Greater Health & Happiness
Starts Monday, February 19, 2018; Register today, class size limited.
Sponsored by the Loran Smith Center on the Piedmont Athens Regional Campus
Ancient wisdom and modern science are blended in this workshop, creating one of the most effective programs for healthy and happy living available today. Learn how relax, to reduce stress, change your relationship to physical or emotional pain, and cope better with everyday demands. Deepen your…

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