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2020 Nov 24

Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Self-awareness, the ability to recognize and work with difficult emotions, and the cultivation of empathy for others are all skills critical for high performance in life’s various arenas. In the introductory “Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence” course, participants learned that we could train the mind to engage in ways that are more patient, alert, and productive.  In this session, the instructor will delve further into how awareness supports the development of emotional intelligence, and involve participants in mindfulness meditation exercises, which help the cultivation of...

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2020 Nov 03

Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Success at work and fulfillment in life may be enhanced when we naturally tap into our emotional intelligence: the ability to monitor one’s own feelings and those of others, and to allow this knowledge to guide our speech and actions. Self-awareness, the ability to recognize and work with difficult emotions, and the cultivation of empathy for others are all skills critical for high performance in life’s various arenas. The good news is that we have the capacity to train the mind to engage in ways that are more patient, alert, and productive.  This session will present a brief...

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2020 Nov 05

Mindfulness and Compassion

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Compassion is sometime described as the state of “suffering together”; but what does it mean to suffer productively, without becoming overwhelmed or burnt out in the face of the needs of others…and ourselves? Mindfulness practice is focused on observing internal and external experience with a heightened sense of clarity, and is an essential element in preparing the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of compassion in sincere and effective ways. In this free workshop we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition, as a “quivering of the heart in the face...

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2020 Oct 28

Mindful Communication 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

 As with so many things related to mindfulness, speaking and listening with this special kind of attentiveness may be “simple”—but it is definitely not easy. Participants in the introductory “Mindful Communication” course will have learned techniques to “listen with their whole selves,” in order to better craft skillful responses to a variety of situations. But how does this learning actually play out “in the wild”? The instructor will offer insights and refinements around challenges participants may have faced in their ongoing efforts to become more careful, more compassionate...

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2020 Aug 13

Mindful Communication

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

The conversations we engage in daily can become automatic, pressured, and careless. With the right mindset, however, even ordinary interactions can become rich territory for effectively expressing our deepest values. This program demonstrates how conversation provides an opportunity to practice a special kind of attentiveness, transforming our encounters with colleagues into meaningful moments of genuine exchange.

Audience: All benefits- eligible employees

Pre-Requisites: None

Cost: None

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2020 Oct 13

Introduction to Mindfulness

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.

Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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2020 Sep 16

Introduction to Mindfulness

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives.

Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

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2020 Oct 27

Mindfulness and Anxiety 2.0

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it or pushing it away, but this provides only temporary relief. In the introductory workshop, “Mindfulness and Anxiety’ course, participants learned how the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to the experience of anxiety. In this session, the instructor will go further into how Mindfulness offers a pathway to meet the experience of...

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2020 Oct 06

Mindfulness and Anxiety

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it, or pushing it away, but this provides only temporary relief. Mindfulness, on the other hand, offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance. This free workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to...

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2020 Dec 21

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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2020 Dec 14

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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2020 Dec 07

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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2020 Nov 30

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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2020 Nov 23

Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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