NC211 - Mindfulness

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Course Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present moment. When you are mindful, you can observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them good or bad. Instead of life passing you by, Mindfulness enables you to live in the moment and awaken to each experience of your day and life. Mindfulness can also be viewed as a ‘way of life’. From this perspective, this course emphasises the importance of living according to ethical values and explores some of the challenges we can face in doing this and how we might overcome them. The core teaching stresses how to develop mastery over your mind, improve relationships and live in a peaceful and harmonious way as you navigate life’s ups and downs. In as little as eight weeks you will be rewarded with mindfulness skills that will last a lifetime!

During this course you will learn:

• What is Mindfulness
• The benefits of Mindfulness and how it can transform relationships
• How to manage your mind and conquer stress
• Various meditation techniques
• What value-based living means
• Practical tips for creating harmonious relationships
• How to develop inner wisdom

Required Skills Suitable for anyone interested in developing inner peace and personal growth. No previous experience required.
Teaching Method Lectures, group work, practical discussions.
Outcomes Learners will be able to use simple mindfulness techniques in the comfort of their own home and in their everyday lives. Learners will also be invited to try out the practical tips for value-based living.
Materials required Learners should wear comfortable clothing and bring a note pad and pen to take notes.
Homework required It is advisable to practise mindfulness each day between the weekly sessions - just 10-30 minutes a day.
Assessment At the start of the course you will be given your own individual learning plan. Your tutor will record your entry level and together you will track your progress and achievements.
Progression to We will support learners to make informed choices about their next steps by providing appropriate individual and/or group information, advice, and/or guidance tailored to need and desired outcomes. The progression is to practice each day, twice a day if possible. If the commitment is made, learners will see how much it will benefit them in years to come. Ongoing support is given to students during the course.
Textbook A book will be recommended to enhance the course.
Duration 8 weeks
Start Date Wednesday Jan 23, 2019
Course Costs £95.00
Concessions £76.00
Timing-start 7:00 pm
Timing-end 9:00 pm
Course Code NC211
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