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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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December 11th, 2018

Research shows gratitude improves health, helps you to feel more connected, decreases depression and increase your sense of wellbeing.

Mindfulness Meditation – Concentration, Awareness, with Compassion Mindfulness is awareness that arises by paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness involves training…

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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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