Weekly Update 17th December 2022

Weekly Update 17th December 2022

Welcome to this week’s update: a summary of everything we’ve shared on social media throughout the week.


Week commencing 19th December

To register, click on the image. If you have already signed up to our daily sits, keynotes, or social evenings, there is no need to register again, we use the same zoom link for all these sessions. Please just use the link given to you on your first registration.

We will be continuing the daily sit over the festive period with one session a day at 11am UK Time.


We look forward to welcoming you to our first keynote and social evening of the year in January 2023. We will provide more details shortly.


With thanks to academics in the field, we are sharing research with the OMF community. You can read more from a 2022 paper – A preliminary neuroimaging investigation of the effects of mindfulness training on attention reorienting and amygdala reactivity to emotional faces in adolescent and adult females by clicking on the image.


This week’s quote comes from Tom Borkevec. Professor Borkevec is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at UPenn and his research focuses on the psychophysiology of anxiety and worry.

This week’s book reading is from Silence by Thich Nhat Hanh. Kindly read by Ally Burton.


Would you like to introduce mindfulness to your friends and loved ones in the New Year? Here are the courses we highlighted this week. Click on the image for more information and to apply.

We have a 3-week Introducing Mindfulness course starting Sunday 08 January 2023. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.

Through January 2023, we have lots of Mindfulness for Life courses starting on different days, and at different times to support attendance across various time zones. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.

We have two Frame by Frame courses starting in January 2023. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.

We have a Taking it Further course with Andrew Waterhouse starting 16th January 2023. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.


Are you a MBSR teacher interested in training in Mindfulness for Life (MBCT-L)? We have a teacher training commecing in January 2023. For more information and to apply, please click on the image.

We are also offering an opportunity for MBCT teachers to train to deliver the Mindfulness for Life curriculum. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.

Are you an Mindfulness for Life Teacher interested in teaching the Finding Peace in a Frantic World curriculum? We have a one-day workshop focussing on the Finding Peace Curriculum. For more info and to apply, please click on the image.

New workshop: Mindfulness-informed Cancer Care. This experiential training is for those currently working with people with cancer, who have some experience / interest in mindfulness, and would like to explore what this might offer them and their work.


We have added an OMF trainee & trained teachers directory to our website. You can view the directory here. You should have received a separate email about this with links to add yourself to the directory, as appropriate. If you did not receive this email, please let us know at directory@oxfordmindfulness.org

This week, we’re also really pleased that we’ve been included in the latest issue of My Weekly magazine.


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