✤ Compassion can be learned by anyone. It’s the practice of repeatedly evoking good will toward ourselves especially when we’re suffering—cultivating the same desire that all living beings have to live happily and free from suffering.
✤ Most of us feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention whenever you needed it most? All that’s required is a shift in the direction of our attention—recognizing that as a human being, you, too, are a worthy recipient of compassion.
We consider the following:
✤ How to stop being so hard on yourself
✤ How to handle difficult emotions with greater ease
✤ How to motivate yourself with encouragement rather than criticism
✤ How to transform difficult relationships, both old and new
✤ Mindfulness and self-compassion practices for home and everyday life
✤ The theory and research behind mindful self-compassion
✤ How to become your own best teacher
If we could read the secret history of our enemies,
we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering
enough to disarm all hostility.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow –
What is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) ?
“Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment.” Quote by: Jon Kabat-Zinn
✤ For most of us, when this happens, it’s unexpected, maybe while walking on a mountain trail on a crisp autumn day, or being so focused in work or play that you are not thinking about past or future, or connecting with someone in a way that makes it seem like time is standing still. This state of being alive and whole in the present moment is always available, but it typically eludes us, especially in times of difficulty and external pressures.
✤ “Mindfulness” is used in many contexts nowadays and there are many different understandings of the term. My favourite definition: “Paying attention to present moment experience with open curiosity and a willingness to be with what is.” Quote by: Diana Winston of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Centre
✤ Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a blend of meditation, body awareness, and yoga: learning through practice and study how your body handles (and can resolve) stress neurologically.
What will taking an MBSR course do for me?
Through this MBSR course, you will learn skills that can increase your ability to:
✤ Cope with stress, pain, and the challenges of everyday life
✤ Deal with disturbing events with grace and composure
✤ Be fully present and alive in this moment
✤ While MBSR is not a “cure” for serious medical conditions and should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment, research indicates that mindfulness training can have a significant therapeutic effect for those experiencing stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, depression, chronic pain, migraines, heart conditions, diabetes and other ailments. In addition, participants typically report feeling more alive, more “in-tune” with themselves and others.
You can purchase & access MBSR Module 7 Mindfulness & Compassion Course @ only R300
✤ This course will stand you in good stead for a lifetime! it is a significant accomplishment to complete a course such as this, and for that reason, we’ve done our best to make the experience interesting and engaging so that you can easily apply the principals in everyday life to become a better version of yourself.
Ongoing Support from Shery Clein Personal Coach
✤ For this Module 7: Mindfulness & Compassion you will follow videos, readings and practices that help you build a base of both knowledge and experience.
✤ The beauty of using Shery Clein Personal Coach is that we are available to assist you with ongoing support at all times. We are ready and waiting to help you via email or WhatsApp (we respond within 48 hours).
Acknowledgement of Completion
✤ Once you have successfully completed Module 7: Mindfulness & Compassion of practice, study and submitted the materials to Shery Clein Personal Coach, you will receive a certificate of completion. You simply submit the practice sheets and a one page description of what you’ve learned and how you will be incorporating what you learned into your daily life.
MBSR Course Fully Certified
✤ This online MBSR course is fully certified by instructor Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Contributions From World Renowned Teachers
✤ World-renowned teachers whose videos and writings are acknowledged below.
Much of the material in this course is drawn from other teachers and writers in the spirit of making mindfulness more widely available. We are grateful to them for making this Online MBSR course possible. Those who have given their explicit written approval of how we have used their materials include:
- Jon Kabat-Zinn
- Thich Nhat Hahn
- Tara Brach
- Shauna Shapiro
- Kristin Neff
- Vidyamala Burch
- Lynn Rossy
- James Baraz
- Ann Weiser Cornell
- Daron Larson
- University of Massachusetts Medical School
Find Out More:
This 10-minute video from the Centre for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a good introduction to what we mean by mindfulness in the context of this course. It is narrated by Saki Santorelli, the current director at UMass.
This 7-minute video, narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn and others involved in the founding of MBSR, provides some interesting background about the MBSR course.
This 3-min video, gives a very brief overview of 30 years of research about the effects of MBSR.
If you want to know even more:
Here is an information-packed video of Jon Kabat-Zinn explains mindfulness, he goes into much more detail than the short videos above.
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