Wellbeing

Mindful Appreciation and Savouring Life’s Special Moments

From: £25.00

SAT, 12 November 2022

10:30 – 13:00

Bring along your pens, note book or a small journal and 1 or 2 pictures or artefacts that hold happy or positive memories to this mornings taster session. Recent neuroscience research shows how we can learn to re-wire our brains towards a more positive bias building a happier mind and improving our well-being.  By using your creative imagination, mindful meditation, writing and discussion we will explore ways to develop more appreciation and savour life’s special moments.

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Description

How often in our daily life do we find ourselves dwelling on what is not ok rather then things that bring us happiness?  Even small acts of kindness from a friend or stranger can make a difference, but do we really notice them?

Offering random acts of kindness is a great way to begin, kindness given to or received from a stranger as well as those we know can instantly lift our mood, but we can take this further;  learn to truly appreciate and embody these fleeting moments of happiness – ‘Expand – Enlarge and Embody’ them!

We will make a start in this session, so please bring with you 1 or 2 pictures, images or artefacts (not too big) that remind you of happy memories or things you can appreciate, and a note book, or even better, a smallish journal (if you have one), and we will get started!  Reconnecting, re-wiring, writing creatively and sharing together as a group.

After the session you may like to take your practice outside in the natural surroundings of Shambellie appreciating what you discover.

No experience is necessary.

About the Day

Mindful  Appreciation – Savouring Life’s Special Moments will run from 10.30am until 1pm including a break for tea and cake.

Essential Information

Please bring along 1 or 2 pictures or artefacts that hold happy memories (not too big) and pens and book or journal to write in.   Also suitable outdoor clothing to practice in the grounds if weather permits.

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Drawing Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

Please note our cancellation policy.

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

Angie Ball

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Angie Ball is a qualified tutor, trainer and supervisor of Mindfulness, Compassion and Insight and has worked as a freelance tutor for the Mindfulness Association UK for 12 years running courses both locally, throughout the UK and in the EU. A long-term practitioner of Tibetan Buddhist meditation and philosophy, she also trained in Tara Rokpa Therapy, a comprehensive therapeutic process involving a self-reflective writing, painting, relaxation, bodywork and working with the 5 Tibetan Element system for health and well-being. Previously, she worked over many years as a community artist running school projects with African and Asian artists with a strong emphasis on the benefit of Arts for Health. Angie’s teaching style is interactive, experiential, fun and informative whilst exploring the exciting and rewarding journey of self-discovery.

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