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May 5th, 2020

A free offering by the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional and provided by the Mindful Living Center, LLC

The Body Scan as a Mindfulness Practice – realizing a deep relaxed awareness of mind and body as you deepen your concentration, attention, awareness, and compassion

Introduction: Mindfulness defined – awareness that arises…

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February 28th, 2020

Meditation is a powerful tool that can help you reduce stress, relieve anxiety, enhance self-awareness, and so much more. While meditation can be done at any time, in any place, creating a dedicated area at home can make the practice even more special. But how do you actually go about creating this place of stillness? To help you get started, we…

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February 28th, 2020

Exploring how mindfulness, loving kindness and compassion create the conditions for a more caring life for yourself and others – talk and practice.

Mindfulness Meditation or formal sitting meditation practice – Concentration and Awareness
Mindfulness is awareness that arises when we pay attention on purpose, in the present moment,…

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January 16th, 2020

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) workshop provides guidelines and practices for bringing mindfulness to stress/suffering that we all experience in life. MBSR was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts in 1979. It is one of the most effective and researched stress reduction workshops…

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November 6th, 2019

Mindfulness Meditation or formal sitting meditation practice – Concentration and Awareness

Mindfulness is awareness that arises when we pay attention on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Awareness – another way of knowing that is non-cognitive, experiential; Present moment – now (“Be Here Now”), not in the future or in…

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