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  • Mindful Self-Compassion – Doug Maclean
    19:15 -21:15
    2018-01-02

    Shaganappi Community Association, 14 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB, Canada

    Shaganappi Community Association, 14 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB, Canada

    Level: Open to Levels
    Time: 7:15pm – 9:15pm (Note doors open at 7:15. Talk starts at 7:30pm)
    Cost: Donation Optional

    Notes: Bring your mug for tea and a cushion for your chair (if you like). Bring your indoor shoes.

    Are you searching for a way to respond to difficult moments in your life with kindness, care, understanding and support? Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an 8 week, evidenced based, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the ground breaking research of Kristin Neff, PhD, and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, PhD, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable the development of self-compassion.

    Mindful self-compassion is a resource that can be developed by anyone to promote:

    • Self-kindness (uproots self-criticism and judgment)
    • Mindfulness (relate to our experience with a balance state of awareness)
    • Common humanity (helps us to see we are not alone)

    At this experiential Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion you will be able to:

    • Practice 2-3 self-compassion activities
    • Assess current level of self-compassion vs. compassion for others
    • Describe the components of self-compassion
    • Understand some of the research supported benefits
    • Ask some questions

    Doug MacLean Bio

    Doug started Practical Wellbeing over 10 years ago to help people cultivate mindfulness as a resource for improved wellbeing, health, and living in a more compassionate way for themselves and others. His personal mindfulness capacity has been fostered by over 22 years of mindfulness practice, learning, and training and he is excited to now be teaching Mindful Self-Compassion in addition to the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction program.

    Doug’s academic achievements include a Doctor of Adult Education, a Master of Arts, and a Bachelor of Commerce. He has over 30 years of extensive experience teaching adults in a variety of settings including the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

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