Tired of being self-critical and judgmental?
8-Week Mindful Compassionate Living course builds upon the foundation of mindfulness practice and teaches you a wide range of compassion practices designed to deepen your capacity for self and other forgiveness, kindness, empathy and selfless service. This course will help to heal your habitual judgemental mind by opening you to your true nature of acceptance, joy, compassion and service.
This course is a research based program designed to help you effectively deal with pain, stress and/or suffering, in whatever form it presents itself– physical, mental, emotional or relational. Every human being has a capacity for mindfulness and compassion and our 8-week course teaches you the skills to increase: emotional balance, relationship harmony, self and other compassion and forgiveness which research shows improves overall health and well-being.
What you learn:
Week 1 – Mindfulness practice and the 3 emotional regulations systems: threat, drive and soothing
Week 2 – Benefits of stress reduction and self-compassion
Week 3 – Identifying and balancing destructive thoughts and emotions
Week 4 – Cultivating self and other compassion
Week 5 – Cultivating self and other forgiveness
Week 6 – Connecting to your common humanity i.e. life is challenging for everyone, I am not alone
Saturday practice intensive 9 to 3pm, TBA
Week 7 – Cultivating compassion in everyday life
Week 8 – The healing power of compassion
Class format: Eight classes held weekly, two-hours long, plus a Saturday retreat from 9:30 to 2:30.
Registration $260. Includes workbook, guided practices and on-line resources. Scholarships are available based on need.
For additional information or questions, call Eric Nelson @ 1-269-553-6621 or email EricVnelson1@gmail.com