• Meditation Evenings

    Every Tuesday and Friday Evening › 19 November 2019

    Wouldn’t it be great to allow yourself an evening devoted to meditation every once in a while? Every Tuesday and Friday evening: a meditation refresher session. All are welcome.

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  • Mindfulness Training (English spoken)

    8 Sessions › 14 January 2020

    Mindfulness training is an effective way to control stress and improve your quality of life.

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  • Teacher Training Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)

    6 Days › 05 July 2020

    MSC Teacher Training is an intensive, 6-day, residential program to become teacher of mindful self-compassion. It’s facilitated by a team of senior MSC teachers. Participants will be provided with the essential materials to teach MSC programs.

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  • Mindfulness, science and practice: the state of the field mapped

    Over the past 2 decades, popular and scientific interest in mindfulness has rapidly developed. Yet, in recent years, critical voices have emerged. Scientists A. Berstein, D. Vago and T. Barnhofer invited more than 100 scholars to write 57 papers critically reflecting on the extant data. Results are now published as a special issue in the Current Opinion in Psychology.

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  • My experience with the Mindful Self-Compassion intensive

    Recently Anabel Büchner joined a Mindful Self-Compassion intensive taught by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer. What did she personally learn from the course? Anabel shares her experiences in this article.

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  • Cultivating presence in chaotic clinical environments

    Blog by dr. Ronald Epstein. As a palliative care physician and a primary care physician, I am always aware of the centrality of presence. Patients value a sense of shared presence with their physician and with their care team.

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  • Mindfulness and Compassion at Work

    From 7 to 11 May you can follow the international online summit "Mindfulness & Compassion at Work". Participation is free. Wibo Koole, director and co-founder of the Centrum voor Mindfulness, is one of the keynote speakers during this 5-day event.

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All About Mindfulness More about mindfulness

  • What is mindfulness?

    Mindfulness simply means paying attention to the moment-to-moment experience. It is all about awareness and living in the present moment.

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  • What is compassion?

    Kindness and friendliness, for yourself and others, are qualities you can train. Compassion training was developed as a follow-up to mindfulness training to help people keep practising mindfulness and mildness.

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  • In the Workplace

    Mindfulness - being aware - is a powerful resource for the functioning of people and teams at work. Strengthening mindfulness means improving well-being, reducing stress and enhancing performance.

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  • Mindfulness in Education

    Mindfulness is necessary for the social and emotional growth of our children.

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  • Mindfulness and Compassion in Healthcare

    Mindfulness and compassion imply better care for patients and a better health and well-being for care professionals

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  • Instead of managing on autopilot, mindful leadership trains you to respond more consciously and to respond with an open mind.