Practicing Mindful Self-Compassion is Mindfulness, Self-Kindness and Connectedness; it is treating yourself the same way you would treat a friend during a difficult time. The benefits of Mindful Self-Compassion including boosting happiness, increasing positive sense of self, reducing stress and building resilience. When you motivate yourself with kindness rather than self-criticism, you can relate wholeheartedly to others and be more authentic. Research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being; less anxiety, depression, and stress; and satisfying personal relationships.
If self-compassion is of interest to you, you’re invited to join Rev. Kelly Hudson-Lewis for one of the three introductory workshops she will be facilitating over the next two weeks. The workshops will be held on Friday, February 14th at 7:30pm, Tuesday, February 18th at 2:30pm and again on Thursday February 20th at 7:00pm. All workshops are 90 minutes in length and will be held at the Church, located at 24 Robb Court. The workshop will cover topics such as practicing self-compassion in daily life, handling difficult emotions with greater ease, managing caregiver fatigue and practicing the art of savouring and self-appreciation. Registration is a suggested donation of $10/person.
All are welcome, including teenagers and young adults. Light refreshments will be served.