Mindful Self-Compassion Training
WHAT IS MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION TRAINING?
Mindful Self-Compassion Training is an eight-week course that focuses on mindful awareness and self-compassion. Self-Compassion has proven to increase happiness, helping to cultivate more loving relationships and boosting the immune system. It is a courageous stance we take for ourselves for a kinder, more sustainable approach to life’s challenges. As we are able to turn toward the critical part of ourselves with understanding and kindness, we begin to trust our own inner resources.

For many of us being kind to ourselves is hard. It’s hard to even when we’re struggling — and need compassion most. Instead, we get mad. We tell ourselves to buck up. We wonder why we’re so weak. We criticize and hurl insults. We withhold our favorite things — telling ourselves that we don’t deserve… READ MORE

BENEFITS:
  • increase kindness and compassion for one’s self and others
  • cultivate resilience and self-empowerment
  • calm the mind and direct thoughts in a more positive way
  • motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
  • increase resilience during interpersonally challenging situations

The three key components of self-compassion are self-kindness, a sense of common humanity, and balanced, mindful awareness. Kindness opens our hearts to suffering, so we can give ourselves what we need. Common humanity opens us to our essential interrelatedness so that we know we aren’t alone. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment, so we can accept our experience with greater ease.

Upcoming Groups
  1. Making Friends with Yourself
    A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens April 5 - May 24 8 Wednesdays 5:00-6:30 pm
  2. Mindful Self-Compassion Training
    Winter 2017 Training January 11 - March 1 Retreat: Saturday February 11, 9am - 1pm Spring 2017 Training April 6 - May 25 Retreat: Saturday April 29, 9am - 1pm 8 Thursdays; 6pm - 8:30pm Cost: $425
  3. Compassion Cultivation Training
    Spring 2017 Training April 5 - May 24 8 Wednesdays from 6 - 8 pm Cost - $350
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