Mindfulness for Stress Reduction: 8 Week Course for Rome expats

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Mindfulness is a life skill which  has thirty years of research behind it demonstrating the effects of the practice.  Mindfulness practitioners have lower levels of physiological stress, a more flexible and optimistic outlook on life, greater self-compassion and self-awareness, a reduction in the intensity of negative emotions, an improved ability to concentrate, and a higher tolerance for the risk associated with stepping outside one’s comfort zone.  Practiced consistently, in other words, mindfulness cultivates well-being and resilience.This course is based on the curriculum and ethos of the eight-week standard programmes in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) developed by Jon Kabat Zinn, and  Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) developed by Mark Williams et al.  For details please see  https://mindfulnessinrome.com. To reserve a place or for any questions, please contact Pam Powers on 328 087 1869 or pamelapowers53020@gmail.com.Pamela Powers, (BA psychology, Smith College, MA; THP: NSHAP, London; certified teacher, Mindfulness in Schools Project, UK; ACT and MBCT teacher training, Mindfulness Training Ltd, London; twenty-five years of personal practice in meditation and mindfulness disciplines), has been training individuals, groups, and organisations in mindfulness for the past twelve years.  She has a private practice in mindfulness-based psychotherapy and one-to-one training, and leads courses on various applications of mindfulness drawing on research-based methods including mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MCBT).

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