Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme you will:

  1. Understand what mindfulness is
  2. Appreciate the benefits of mindfulness
  3. Know how to practice mindfulness meditations
  4. Have learnt how to integrate mindfulness into their life
  5. Understand what compassion is
  6. Appreciate the relationship between mindfulness and compassion
  7. Know how to practice self-compassion meditations
  8. Have an understanding of the next steps to lead them to commence the JOY programme

Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). — James Baraz