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The next eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction course will run in the Salthill Hotel on Tuesday evenings from September 15.
Dr Rick Hanson, an eminent neuropsychologist, in his book entitled Hardwiring the Brain for Happiness, states that mindfulness training that enhances our abilities to stay with our present moment experience, with an open attitude of acceptance, is in itself not enough. He says that the evolved brain has a negativity bias that makes it like Velcro for bad experience. Therefore we need to build onto our mindfulness training inner strengths from positive mental states, such as compassion and gratitude. Experiential training in developing these positive mental states enables us to meet three of our essential needs, for safety, satisfaction, and connection.
A new online treatment programme, set up by expert psychologists and physiotherapists, aims to help those who suffer from chronic pain.
A team of HSE healthworkers from Mayo, who help people suffering from emotional conditions such as borderline personality disorder, have won a national health award for their work.
In what promises to be an interesting and inspiring evening, full of practical information and tips, Network Mayo’s April event takes place on Tuesday April 21 in Delphi Adventure Resort, Leenane. The event will encompass a range of topics relevant to women’s health and wellbeing. A courtesy bus is being provided to pick people up in Castlebar and Westport to take them to Delphi. The event starts on the bus with two speakers, Ailise Loftus, a GP with Westport Medical Clinic and Clodagh McGovern, an optometrist, who owns Eye World in Westport, giving tips on various aspects of women’s health.
There will be a day-long introduction to mindfulness in Esker Retreat Centre in Athenry this Saturday, February 21.
Mindfulness is a practice that can teach us how to enjoy life to the full and how to relax even when there is a lot of pressure in our life. It teaches us how to make the most of every day and find contentment even in the routine of each day. This eight week course runs on Tuesday evenings starting on February 10. You can choose to attend a course from either 6pm to 8pm or from 8.30pm to 10.30pm. The course is being held in the Family Centre, Chapel Street, Castlebar, and is led by Derval Dunford and Ann Caulfield. Further information and booking from the Family Centre at (094) 9025900 or see www.thefamilycentre.com.
There is currently a view that mindfulness is a cure-all, that it can deal with many different issues for many different types people.
If you are affected by stress, anxiety, depression, or you just want to learn to cope with your busy mind, mindfulness may be what you need. This intensive eight-week course in mindfulness-based stress reduction can transform your relationship with stress, improve your health, and increase your enjoyment of life. The next course begins in Knocknacarra on Tuesday evenings starting September 16.
A mindfulness and meditation course, run by the Irish Mindfulness Institute, will take place in Athlone on Saturday May 17.