Mindfulness Practice Group
May
9
to Jul 18

Mindfulness Practice Group

  • Mount Carmel Healthy Living Center (map)
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Learn how to exercise your ability to focus, recharge, and connect with mindfulness. Practicing together is a great way to establish mindful habits. These five practice sessions are an opportunity for you to learn about the mindfulness practice and gain confidence in your ability to do it.

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Mindfulness Strategies for Insomnia and Worry
May
22
6:30 PM18:30

Mindfulness Strategies for Insomnia and Worry

Are your worries running the show at bedtime? Are you convinced that you worry more than other people?

Explore useful strategies and exercises that help quiet the discomfort, confusion and worry that sometimes overwhelm us. Break the patterns of these challenging habits and responses by taking a different path. Change your reactions and the rest and relief from anxiety you crave will follow naturally.

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Come Back to Your Senses with Mindful Walking
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Come Back to Your Senses with Mindful Walking

Walking is a great way to improve your physical and emotional health. It also has the potential to provide a break from the thinking and worrying we default to in our cubicles or workspaces. But often when we head outdoors, our attention tends to stay anchored in our heads. Learn a simple focus strategy and try it out in Sharon Woods

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Come Back to Your Senses through the Holidays
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Come Back to Your Senses through the Holidays

Mindfulness doesn't get rid of our stressors, but it can change the way relate to them.

Spend an interactive morning exploring various multi-sensory approaches to this healthy mindset. Find out how making a habit of paying attention differently makes it possible to feel more at home in your own life, even in the midst of discomfort, confusion and holiday-related stress.

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Cultivating Internal Friendliness
Oct
28
8:00 AM08:00

Cultivating Internal Friendliness

Forcing ourselves to express friendliness towards challenging people is about as realistic as trying to force ourselves to stop thinking or feeling. It doesn’t usually go well. The current cultural environment of political polarization and tribalism can increase the level of difficulty exponentially. 

The Unified Mindfulness framework provides several practical tools and insights for expressing emotions in liberating ways. Instead of trying to feel things we don’t feel, this session explores ways to become more familiar with our emotional activations in real time and to fight with them less.

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Mindfulness Workshop at The Columbus Museum of Art
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

Mindfulness Workshop at The Columbus Museum of Art

This 3-hour workshop includes a myth-busting introduction to mindfulness and a chance to explore the Columbus Museum of Art while practicing mindful walking and visual-based mindful awareness exercises. There will be guided instruction, opportunities to ask questions and customize your exploration, and process this unique experience as a group.

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Mindfulness Resources
Apr
17
6:30 PM18:30

Mindfulness Resources

Join experienced mindful awareness coach Daron Larson to find out why he calls mindfulness attentional fitness training. Learn the specific skills of attention that mindfulness develops and why they're so important.He will also share his recommendations for books, apps, and retreats that can help you get started exploring the possibilities for yourself.

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Mindfulness for Relaxation
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness for Relaxation

Discover how to find and create restful states in order reduce stress, decrease pain, and enjoy life more fully. Learn to identify opportunities to create beneficial periods of rest in the midst of your daily routine. This session serves as a great introduction to mindfulness and an interesting refresher for experienced practitioners.

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Body Awareness for Emotional Intelligence (Part 2)
Apr
18
4:00 PM16:00

Body Awareness for Emotional Intelligence (Part 2)

Mindfulness practice offers ways to observe your feelings with curiosity instead of evaluation. It provides practical tools for knowing yourself more and fighting with yourself less. This class series explores how mindfulness practice leads to deeper self-awareness and a richer, kinder relationship with yourself.  

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Body Awareness for Emotional Intelligence (Part 1)
Apr
11
4:00 PM16:00

Body Awareness for Emotional Intelligence (Part 1)

Mindfulness practice offers ways to observe your feelings with curiosity instead of evaluation. It provides practical tools for knowing yourself more and fighting with yourself less. This class series explores how mindfulness practice leads to deeper self-awareness and a richer, kinder relationship with yourself.  

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Defensive Thriving: Navigating Difficult People with Mindfulness
Nov
12
4:30 PM16:30

Defensive Thriving: Navigating Difficult People with Mindfulness

Thursdays, November 12 and 19

Mindfulness practice can transform our relationship to our thoughts and feelings. Consistent, intentional observation of our own subjectivity can free us from needing circumstances to be perfect in order to feel at home in our lives. But how do we maintain this freedom as we navigate the world of other – often challenging – people?

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