Weekly Update 18 March 2023

Weekly Update 18 March 2023

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


Week commencing 20 March 2023

Ahead of Monday’s reminder, here is the daily sit schedule for the week commencing 20 March 2023. 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 do check your spam folder if you have recently registered and not received the link). Please reuse the link given to you on your first registration for each future session.


With thanks to academics in the field, we are sharing research with the OMF community.  You can read more from a 2023 paper – The Experience of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Menopausal Symptoms, Sleep Disturbance, and Body Image among Patients with Breast Cancer—A Qualitative Study by clicking on the image below. The research and reporting in this article are independent of the OMF.

This week’s quote comes from Pema Chödrön, Buddhist teacher, author, nun and mother.

This week’s book reading is Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics by Dan Harris. Read by OMF’s Sally Bolton.



This week we shared a blog from OMF community member, Maaya Modha-Patel. Maaya wrote about her meditation journey from young girl to mother. To read, click on the image below.


There are plenty of opportunities to discover Mindfulness for Life with us in April 2023. We have a course with Pilar Puig starting on Tuesday 04 April 2023. For more information, please click on the image below.

We are also offering a Frame by Frame course in April 2023. This will be led by Tim Sweeney starting on Tuesday 18 April 2023. For more information and to apply, please click on the image below.


TOMORROW: On 19 March 2023, we are hosting a free information session for those interested in training to teach the Mindfulness for Life curriculum. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the training and to ask questions. For more information, and to apply, please click on the image below.

Mindfulness-informed Cancer Care. Due to the last programme being oversubscribed we have worked with Trish Bartley and Christina Shennan to schedule another workshop starting in August 2023. For more information, please click on the image below.


We are offering several practice days throughout March, April, and May. These offer an opportunity deepen your mindfulness practice in a supportive online group setting. They are designed for those with an existing practice and teachers (or trainee teachers) of mindfulness-based programmes. For more info and to apply, please click on the image below.

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