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Mindful Self-Compassion

  • Chrysalis Gathering Space 3527 Ellwood Avenue Richmond, VA, 23221 United States (map)

Description
Based on the most current scientific findings, this 8-week course will aid participants in cultivating the skills of self-compassion in their everyday lives.

The focus will be on strengthening three core competencies: self-kindness, a sense of common humanity, and mindfulness. Through numerous practical exercises and teachings, participants will learn to treat themselves with the same kindness they might offer to a friend and experience the proven benefits.

In this empirically-supported compassion training program, you will learn how to:

  • practice self-compassion in daily life
  • motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism

  • handle difficult emotions with greater ease

  • transform challenging relationships

  • practice the art of savoring and self-appreciation

Facilitator
Susan Brock Wilkes, PhD, is a psychologist, university professor, and award-winning instructor. A certified spiritual director and trained MBSR/MSC teacher, Susan has presented nationally as well as for a variety of local nonprofit and faith-based organizations. Susan is highly regarded in the Mindfulness community and beyond. She is also a past President of Chrysalis and co-editor of Words for the Journey.

Cost
$250 Members | $450 Non Members

Date
Wednesdays, October 25 - December 20th (Not meeting November 22nd)
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm