The Mindfulness Seminar – Home Study Course

What is mindfulness training? Mindfulness is about being present in the moment. A concept that is a fundamental part of meditation. Mindfulness however does not require any religious commitment, it uses the practises and techniques of meditation brought bang up to date for the Western practitioner.
Mindfulness has proved practical and useful in a variety of ways, for example in pain management, in stress reductions and in relaxation. Mindfulness can help to develop a more positive world view and thus combat depression.
No previous experience of meditation is needed to learn these techniques. This course is only available as a download home study course, recorded live at the School of the Living Light. click here to see more information

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