Mindfulness Session Materials

SESSION 1:  Begin with the Breath (September 18th, 2020)

Learn about the benefits of mindfulness

Pinpoint behaviors which can make you vulnerable or resilient to stress

Experience mindful movements as a way to relax

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Session 1 Handouts

SESSION 2: Mindful Eating (September 25th, 2020)

  • Learn benefits of eating with mindful awareness
  • Create a personal hunger/fullness scale as a guide for sensing when and how much to eat
  • Experience paying mindful attention to eating

Session 2 PresentationSLM 2 Mindful Eating

Session 2 Handouts


SESSION 3: Mindful Walking/Thought-Surfing (October 9th, 2020)

  • Practice mindful walking
  • Identify how letting go of control can improve mental and physical happiness
  • Learn thought-surfing to gain perspective on negative thoughts, sensations, worries and urges

Session 3 Handout Packet

Session 3 Presentation

SESSION 4: Be Kind to Your Mind (October 16th, 2020)

  • Learn the importance of self-compassion for your thinking
  • Learn how to "de-fuse" harsh thinking
  • Practice mindful attention to your thoughts
  • Learn the power of acceptance and gratitude to relieve stress

Session 4 Handout

Session 4 Presentation


SESSION 5: Laughter Is Good Medicine (October 23rd, 2020)

  • Learn physical, mental and social benefits of laughter
  • Experience laughing for the health of it
  • Learn ways to include laughter in your life

Session 5 Presentation

Session 5 Handout



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