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Mindfulness for Relaxation & Resilience Course @ Bedford Hospital

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Bedford Hospital N H S Trust

32-34 Kimbolton Road

Bedford

MK40 2NS

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Mindfulness Course for Relaxation and Resilience

Bedford Hospital

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'You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.'

Jon Kabat-Zinn

What is MIndfulness?

Mindfulness is a means to access your creative qualities leading you into a vibrant life quality where healing and wholeness can be experienced. Move beyond the confines of your narrow habitual way of living into a more expansive, whole and happier way of being

This course will meet your needs for surviving and thriving and helping you to meet the various pressures at work

  • Learn various mindful relaxation techniques for greater ease and peace
  • Develop a more sustainable and stable focus for enhancing work
  • Meet stressful situations with more creativity and resilience
  • Feel more resourced and happier
  • Develop more clarity and presence

DETAILS OF COURSE SESSIONS

Week 1: Coming to our Senses and Relaxation

  • Awareness of needs and qualities (Peace, space, ease etc)
  • Multitasking to simplicity and focus through Mindfulness
  • What is Mindfulness?

Week 2: Grounded Aware Presence (GAP) for Wholeness

  • Grounding
  • Awareness
  • Presence

Week3: Cultivating Natural Focus for Balance

  • Zooming in and zooming out
  • Breath awareness for calming and focus
  • Sustaining a stable focus naturally

Week 4: Stress Resilience, Calm and Mindful Movement

  • Inner Relationship for compassionate connection
  • Creating safety, grounding and acknowledging feelings
  • Mindfulness in motion
  • Mindful Chi Qong technique for anxiety reduction and calming

Week 5: Penny for your thoughts and clearing the mind

  • Thoughts and relieving overwhelm
  • Sensing versus thinking
  • Two triangles model
  • Exploring the nature of thoughts meditation

Week 6: Befriending meditation for healing and wellbeing

Kindness for healing and connection
• Gilberts 3 Modes of Being: Threat, Achieving, Soothing
• Kindness meditation


The course includes:

  • Practical relaxation techniques for applying in pressure situations
  • Formal Mindfulness meditation practice
  • Informal Mindfulness practices for everyday hospital living
  • Mindful Movements, Breathing practices, Mindful Chi Qong
  • A whole host of supportive practices based on Mindfulness
  • Guided meditations (live recordings from the actual sessions posted on Soundcloud)
  • Safe and meaningful community experience in the group sessions

How are the sessions run?

These sessions are offered in a playful and interactive fashion where your personal needs are sovereign. The material will be a mixture of short presentations, guided awareness, relaxation and mindfulness practises and interactive conversation.

What will you get out of it?

By the end of the course you will have tools and approaches to continue developing your mindfulness practice and to meet your needs for a more resourceful and creative engagement with life in hospital, hopefully giving you the edge to be and perform at your best.

What support will you get?

Finally, as a means of continued support between sessions, you will be offered recordings of the guided mindfulness meditations and relaxations recorded live in the actual sessions and then posted on Soundcloud.

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