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2014 Sanctuary Conference - Mindfulness and Well-being

sanctuary thumb april2014"If we are to prosper and flourish in this ever evolving environment, then it is vital that we make the most of all our resources - and this is true for our mental resources as well as material ones"
 
Professor John Beddington
 

 

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Well-being is the combination of feeling good and functioning well.  Well-being enables us to develop our full potential; work productively and creatively, build strong and positive relationships and contribute to society.
 
Mindfulness is a way of experiencing things 'as they are' in a non-judgemental way, allowing us to see what is happening more accurately and respond more effectively.  More and more research shows that the practice of mindfulness can have a positive impact on people's sense of well-being.
 
This conference will look at ways in which mindfulness can enhance the well-being of all, from young children through to adulthood.  It will address how the theory of mindfulness relates to well-being and give practical examples.
 
There will be opportunities throughout the day for meditation practice and discussion.
 
This conference is relevant to all, and all are welcome.
 
Presentations:
•    Richard Burnett - What next for mindfulness?
•    Claire Kelly - The evidence and benefits of mindfulness for young people
•    Dr. Ming Rawat and Debbie Correll - The experience of mindfulness in GP settings
•    Ger McHugh and Br Richard Hendrick - A mindful approach to technology
Venue: Dublin Castle, 20th May, 2014
 
Cost: €100 including lunch
 
For more information and to book CLICK HERE or ring 01 6705419

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