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Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: Coming home to self-compassion- Gold Coast...

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Jim Harris Park,

Mattocks Rd

Varsity Lakes, QLD 4227

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"You are the friend that you have been waiting for!"

Mindfulness Meditation helps us to deal with the inevitable stresses and struggles with more calm. When we add Self-Compassion to Mindfulness the practices become easier and life gets better.

In this Mindfulness Meditation Retreat, you are invited to come home to self-compassion, to come home to self-kindness, to meet the friend within, to allow you to rest, to relax, to recharge. This is an opportunity for those who have already started mindfulness meditations to deepen and to refresh their practice. All through the retreat, Marie Bloomfield and Kelli Travers, mindfulness teachers and psychologists, will guide you in an easy and natural way to be present in a warm friendship with yourself. They will support you through the day, encouraging you to practice in a gentle silence so you are more present to the on-goings of your mind and able to attend to yourself with self-kindness.

Living better with Mindfulness, meditation and self-compassion

Numerous studies keep on showing the benefits of mindfulness and self-compassion. Typically, individuals who take on meditation and informal practices of mindfulness and self-compassion are more emotionally stable and have better control over their mood and behaviours. They are more able to handle stress throughout the day and to relax before bedtimes. Because they are more present, they can make the most of their lives as it is; bounce from the difficult and enjoy the good moments. They increase their capacity for happiness.

Through mindfulness, meditation and self-compassion we find peace in our awareness of the here and now, while we take time to savour, to appreciate, to bring warm-hardheartedness to ourselves, to meet whatever arises with loving kindness and compassion. During the Retreat you will be coming home to your body, heart and mind; inquiring with curiosity, and compassion to whatever you notice. This attitude of openness, kindness and acceptance to whatever is there, helps us to live with greater with calm, clarity and strength.

This Retreat will consist of guided meditations, visualizations, alternating with mindful movements, mindful walking, mindful eating with periods of rest in between. Various mindfulness and self-compassion meditations will be presented such as affectionate breathing, loving kindness, compassionate friend, giving and receiving compassion, compassionate walking, sense and savouring walk, dancing meditation, befriending our body and many others.

The presenters Marie Bloomfield and Kelli Travers, both experienced mindfulness teachers and psychologists will provide simple and easy mindfulness instructions for various practices while the participants are expected to remain silent for the duration of the retreat.

At the end of this mindfulness meditation retreat, there will be a short talk and discussion. The meditation retreat will be imbued with loving-kindness and self-compassion, focusing on our natural ability to become still, to be present, to be aware, to observe, to be curious, to inquire, to savour, to appreciate and to cultivate loving-kindness.

Presented by Marie Bloomfield and Kelli Travers: Meditation Teachers and Psychologists

We offer this retreat either as a full-day or half-day:

Full-Day Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Retreat 9:15am-4: 30 pm

Half-Day Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Retreat 9:15am-1: 00 pm

What to bring: comfortable clothes, hat, cushions, yoga mat, blanket, lunch and snack for mindful eating, pen and notebook.

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