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29 Bayswater Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2E5View Location Map
6-Week Mindfulness Based Program
Mindfulness is the gentle effort to be continuously and consistently present with experience. In essence, mindfulness involves paying attention “on purpose”. Mindfulness involves a conscious direction of our awareness.
Learning a mindfulness based approach allows you to:
- Understand why you feel the way you do
- Gain control of your emotions — both the positive and negative ones
- Retrain your mind to think and respond more positively
- Deal more effectively with anxiety associated with your current life events
- Reduce stress
- Calm your mind and let go of unhealthy thoughts
- Feel good about yourself and extend those feelings to someone else
- Enhance your relationships
WHEN: Tuesdays, May 2 to June 6, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
WHERE: OICC, 29 Bayswater Avenue
WHO: Open to the public and patients
REGISTRATION: Sign-up online or call 613-792-1222
COST: $160 introductory rate + HST ($240 regular price)
6-Part Mindfulness Course:
This 6-week series will take a deeper experiential look into an awareness of the thoughts, feelings, and actions that give birth to a richer life now.
Participants will learn various mindfulness skills and tools with the opportunity to start developing a regular meditation practice. Because of the structure of this program, participants are encouraged to make a commitment to attend all sessions as they will build upon each other.
Week 1 - Developing a Mindfulness Meditation Practice
Week 2 - Mindfulness with our Emotions and Freedom with our Thoughts
Week 3 - Working with Difficult Times in our Life
Week 4 - Creating a Mindful Relationship with Oneself
Week 5 - Creating a Mindful Relationship with Others
Week 6 - Increased Awareness in Our Everyday Lives
Moira Hutchison is a Certified Hypnosis-Visualization Practitioner and Mindfulness Coach. She offers people with cancer and their families a professional, caring service that psychologically supports and assists them through every stage of their illness.
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