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Weekly Round-up, Sunday 26th July 2020

Weekly Round-up, Sunday 26th July 2020

We've put quite a lot of information out on our social media channels over the last week. This blog post serves as a short round up with links to anything you may have missed.

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Weekly Round-up, Sunday 19th July 2020

Weekly Round-up, Sunday 19th July 2020

We've put quite a lot of information out on our social media channels over the last week. This blog post serves as a short round up with links to anything you may have missed.

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Weekly Round-up, Sunday 12th July 2020

Weekly Round-up, Sunday 12th July 2020

We've put quite a lot of information out on our social media channels over the last week. This blog post serves as a short round up with links to anything you may have missed.

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Seeking an MBCT-Trained Teacher, with a Background as a Medical Doctor, and a Passion for Teaching

Seeking an MBCT-Trained Teacher, with a Background as a Medical Doctor, and a Passion for Teaching

Fantastic opportunity to join a research study. Express interest by 15/08/2020.

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Mindfulness Unpacked

Mindfulness Unpacked

We can develop mindfulness; it can be cultivated through mindfulness practice. A question I am often asked is, “What is the difference between mindfulness and meditation?” Meditation is a way of cultivating mindfulness. Instead of the word meditation, which can have all sorts of religious overtones, I tend to use the term mindfulness practice.

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Learning, Practicing, Connecting: The OMC Summer School – By Laura Thompson

Learning, Practicing, Connecting: The OMC Summer School – By Laura Thompson

Together While Apart: Feeling Gratitude for My Past OMC Summer School Experiences and Looking Forward to Learning, Practicing, and Connecting during the 2020 Summer School in this Challenging Time of COVID-19

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The Healing Touch of Connection – Blog by Liz Lord

The Healing Touch of Connection – Blog by Liz Lord

Connection with ourselves and others in a time of “self-isolation” and “social distancing.”

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Interrupting a Spiralling Mind – By Kitty Wheater

Interrupting a Spiralling Mind – By Kitty Wheater

Unpleasant though it can be, a spiralling mind is a fascinating thing to watch. Kitty Wheater explains why our minds can spiral, and how to interrupt these thought processes.

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Online Sessions & Podcasts – #1 Finding Steadiness in Uncertain Times

Online Sessions & Podcasts – #1 Finding Steadiness in Uncertain Times

"When life is so hard, how can we be anything but kind?"

In Podcast #1 from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre the subject of discussion concentrates on finding steadiness in uncertain times, focusing on three central themes. The podcast gives the listener an introduction as to how various mindfulness practices can be utilised to help individuals steer themselves towards steadiness in any unprecedented and uncertain time. It has been produced, participated in and released for free during this particularly difficult time for us all.

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Grounding Yourself in a ‘World Turned Upside Down’ – Blog by Liz Lord

Grounding Yourself in a ‘World Turned Upside Down’ – Blog by Liz Lord

Liz Lord, from The MYRIAD research team and Associate Teacher for the OMC reflects on the challenges we face amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how mindfulness can help us navigate this time of uncertainty. This blog focusses on our ability to be grounded in these changing and challenging times.

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