News Round-Up Sunday 04th October
A review of some of the communications shared on our social media channels over the past two weeks.
Are you 18 years old or over? Have you completed a mindfulness course?
If yes, then join our two-week, online mindfulness study! For more information click here.
Studying any subject can be stressful, and as a graduate student, the responsibility of taking charge of independent research can have its pressures. Graduate student at the University of Oxford, Gediminas Jurgis Pažėra explains how mindfulness has helped achieve a sense of calm whilst studying. Read the full blog post here.
We are delighted to formalise our collaboration with the University of Albert Einstein. Together we will offer a full MBCT Teacher Training Programme in Mexico, increasing access to mindfulness and supporting international communities. Read more in our blog post here.
We would like to extend a warm and heartfelt thank you to our teaching partner, Matilde Elices from mindfulnessuruguay.com for providing us with Spanish language guided meditation audio tracks. These guided practices are now available, access them here.
We wanted to share some of the lovely feedback we’ve received from participants of our 8-week Mindfulness for Life programme. The aim of these courses is to promote awareness of your mind and body through the cultivation of mindful awareness. They are suitable for people wishing to enhance their general physical and mental wellbeing. The courses are for anyone who wants a structured, practical way to learn mindfulness. For available dates, more information, and to book your place please click here.
Do you have an established Mindfulness Practice? Would you like to develop your practice? Would you like somewhere to signpost your 8-week course graduates?
Our free weekly mindfulness sessions on Wednesday’s are facilitated by our Director Professor Willem Kuyken, 7-8pm UK Time zone. It’s important to note that these sessions are for people who have an established mindfulness practice. Each week, there will be practices, talks and an opportunity to explore different themes in small groups.
The sessions use the same joining link each week, https://zoom.us/j/508185186 – can also be accessed through the button below.
We also host regular guest keynote speakers. We will always announce our next keynote session on our social media channels and our website therefore please follow one of our feeds to keep up to date.
An article from our friends at mindful.org reveals adolescent development isn’t all hormones and drama. As Daniel Siegal explains, it’s a time when teens begin to foster greater compassion and kindness. Read by clicking here.
The OMC is involved with studying how mindfulness can bring benefits to people at all stages of life, and the MYRIAD project focuses on mindfulness in young people in schools in the UK. To learn more about how the MYRIAD study is being conducted you can hear from the research team on our YouTube channel by clicking here.