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October 29th, 2018

A free Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional

Mindfully Dealing with Holiday Stress

Dealing with Holiday Stress – with Mindfulness

We plan to discuss a few effective and immediate ways to manage holiday stress. Then, we will discuss and practice mindfulness as a way to deal with stress as a longer-term strategy for changing your…

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October 1st, 2018

A free offering from the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional

Mindfulness “Investigation” – Cultivating Wisdom

This month we look at why mindfulness is such a valuable/useful practice – through mindfulness investigation we can cultivate wisdom. In addition to reducing stress, anxiety, fear, etc., mindfulness helps us discern…

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September 11th, 2018

A free offering from the Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional

Being Mindful – formal sitting practice and during every day activities. Developing mindfulness as a way of being.

Mindfulness Practice Evenings include discussion and practice of mindfulness. We will focus on both formal and informal (every day activities) mindfulness…

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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,…

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