Virtual Mindfulness Course

For stress Reduction

Virtual Mindfulness Course For Stress Reduction

“Stress: A particular relationship between the person and the environment that is appraised by the person as taxing or exceeding his/her resources and endangering his/her well-being” R. Lazarous

Are you feeling stressed, anxious and even overwhelmed? Would you like to learn about meditation and mindfulness techniques to help you find space to acknowledge and respond to these powerful feelings?

Would you like to use this space to find inner freedom to transform stressors into challenges and opportunities for growth and creativity and improve your quality of life during and beyond this time?

Try Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation help us to respond rather than react to stress by becoming aware of our moment to moment experience.

Mindfulness and meditation are evidence-based practices, which help us manage stressful situations by coming back to what’s happening in the moment rather than getting carried away by thoughts and losing perspective and becoming caught up in fight and flight and hyperarousal.  You might still be lonely, isolated and feeling stressed by all that is going on but you will learn techniques to become better able to take care of yourself and calm your nervous system and as you do this you are more able to remember the larger view in each moment.

Mindfulness helps us discover that we don’t have to live with all the unhelpful thoughts and feelings that we experience in reaction to stressful experiences. Mindfulness practice doesn’t get rid of problems – while we’re alive we’ll always have problems – it helps us to change how we perceive them and our relationship with them.   It helps us to rediscover choice and find new ways of looking at problems that can transform the way we experience our life’s challenges. 

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone experiencing stress and anxiety during this deeply challenging time whether associated with work, relationships, loss and other factors outside your control. It is also for those who want to learn strategies to deal with the general complexity and a change in the pace of life as it is today.

What does the course entail?

This is an eight week course, consisting of one session per week, with each session lasting for one and a half hours.  In each session we will engage in various activities including meditation, to learn strategies and approaches to help manage our stress, within a small, supportive and friendly group.  There will also be some homework practice each week. 

How could you benefit?

Put mindfulness strategies into practice and improve your life!

  • Combat stress, anxiety and depression
  • Learn the value of acceptance
  • Choose how to respond to unwanted experiences
  • Improve your concentration, sleep, happiness and wellbeing

How to Book The Course

Dates: I will be doing a FREE taster session on Tuesday 8th September, with the option to sign up for 8 weekly sessions from Tuesday 15th September. 

Time: 7.00pm – 8:30pm

Cost: The cost of this course over 8 weeks is £325.  There will be a maximum of 6 people in this group.

To discuss further or to make a booking please call 07968 356 793 or email rachelapodger@gmail.com

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About

I am a fully accredited member of UKCP with a wealth of experience in counselling and transpersonal integrative psychotherapy and am registered with AXA/PPP, Vitality and WPA.