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A 6 Week Mindfulness course to help you develop a solid grounding in the practice of Mindfulness Meditation. Teachings from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Positive Psychology are also incorporated to help you cope more skillfully with everyday life stresses and challenging thoughts when they arise. Developed & facilitated by Jean O Hanlon BSc., HDPsych.
Wellness Psychologist, Sleep Therapist & Health Coach. Suitable for all - beginners and those wishing to refresh their practice all welcome!

Course Outline:
Week 1. Introduction to Mindfulness
Week 2. Mindfulness in Everyday Living
Week 3. Autopilot & Negative Thinking
Week 4: Self-Compassion
Week 5: The Power of Gratitude
Week 6: Acceptance

This course includes both educational and experiential elements, ensuring you will have plenty of meditation practice whilst also gaining a thorough understanding of the psychology of stress, anxiety & depression and the effects on body & mind.
Classes are kept small as we understand you may not like speaking in front of a large group. We aim to create a warm, quiet, safe & confidential space where you can fully relax and enjoy maximum benefit from this practice. Price: 150 euro. Includes Guided Mindfulness Meditations CD & Course Guidebook.

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Summer Mindfulness Immersion

Kinsale Hotel & Spa

Immerse yourself in a day of Mindfulness & Meditation practices at the beautiful Kinsale Hotel & Spa, just 30 minutes drive from Cork City. Set in a bright and spacious room with breathtaking views of the ocean and the rolling countryside, we will enjoy open access to the outdoor balcony and gardens to take full advantage of the beauty that surrounds us. All are welcome! This event is suitable for everybody - those who have already attended a Mindfulness course and would like to refresh or strengthen their practice, as well as complete beginners who are interested in a solid, scientific and evidence-based introduction to this ancient practice. Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/summer-mindfulness-immersion-tickets-65524653001 The day will include: - Introduction to Mindfulness - Core Principles - The Neuroscience of Mindfulness - How Mindfulness works to rewire the brain - New Findings from Neuroscience Research - Formal Guided Mindfulness Meditations and Deep Restorative - Relaxation Meditation - Mindful Walking Practice (held in the beautiful seafront gardens pictured above - weather permitting) - Mindful Eating Practice - Periods of Restorative Silence - Time for Questions/Sharing/Discussion Also included: - Morning Hot Drinks and Healthy Snacks - Complimentary Full Lunch (al fresco on the balcony - pictured above - weather permitting!) - Takeaway Handouts and 10 Minute Guided Mindfulness Meditation Where? Kinsale Hotel & Spa, 30 mins from Cork City (formerly the Carlton Hotel) When? Sunday August 11th, 10am - 4.45pm Parking? Free parking on site Investment? 80 euro all inclusive *Price includes morning teas & coffees, healthy snacks and a full healthy lunch - all provided by the hotel and of a very high standard. ** Also included: Handouts and a free 10 minute Guided Mindfulness Meditation CD/MP3 to help you continue your practice at home. About Jean Jean O Hanlon, BSc., HDPsych. is a wellness specialist who draws on her many years of study, training and professional experience to deliver short courses, workshops & individual sessions to the public. Jean’s main areas of expertise are in the areas of Mindfulness Meditation, Stress Management, Health & Wellness Coaching and Sleep Therapy. While everyone can benefit from optimising their well-being, Jean's services are particularly suited to those experiencing generalised anxiety/stress & mood difficulties, work-related stress, burnout, fatigue, insomnia and other sleep issues. FAQs What do I need to wear or bring on the day? Please wear comfortable clothes that will not constrict your breathing. You will also need to bring a yoga mat and light blanket or shawl to keep you warm during the deep relaxation meditation. If you need additional cushions as support for under your head or knees, please bring these along also. Optimum benefit is generally experienced when this deep relaxation meditation is done lying down, but you are very welcome to sit if that is more comfortable for you. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, please bring your ticket to the event. How can I contact the organiser with any additional questions? You can contact Jean at [masked] or through her Facebook page: Jean O Hanlon Wellness - Breathe, Sleep, Thrive. https://www.facebook.com/ballincolligmeditationcentre

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