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May 2nd, 2019

A free Loran Smith Center, Piedmont Athens Regional

Explore a few ways to enjoy a less stressful vacation, mindfully.

Mindfulness Meditation – Attention, Concentration, Awareness, with Compassion

Mindfulness is awareness that arises by paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally (that is, suspending judgment)….

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May 2nd, 2019

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

“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…

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May 2nd, 2019

Sponsored by the Loran Smith Center at Athens Regional Medical Center

Mindfulness
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…

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May 2nd, 2019

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

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is awareness that arises by paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally (that is, suspending judgment). Another way to define mindfulness is to look at its components – Attention, Concentration, Awareness, and…

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January 11th, 2019

Resolutions are future oriented, and we often find them difficult to achieve. By cultivating intentions mindfully, we are working with habitual habits of behavior in the present moment, both in meditation and in every day life. Explore cultivating intentions mindfully as a more effective way to achieve your goals.

Mindfulness Meditation –…

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