Full course description
Dates: Sessions will take place on weekdays between March 10 - 23, 2021. (There will be no sessions on Saturday and Sunday.)
Attendance: Sessions can be attended daily or as single sessions.
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
If you have been looking for a routine to improve your ability to manage stress, feel more connected while working from home, or get your morning started with an exercise to improve focus, join your community for 10 days of daily mindfulness.
Mindfulness meditation is a secular exercise where you pay attention to the present moment by focusing on breath, sound, body sensations and other focal points.
Research has shown that regularly exercising mindfulness may:
- Increase feelings of connection and empathy towards others
- Improve memory
- Improve ability to fall asleep more quickly
- Improve focus and attention
- Decrease emotional reactivity
In the training you will practice different forms of mindfulness exercises daily including:
- Mindfulness meditations
- Loving-kindness meditations
- Gratitude practices
- Self-compassion practices
Aisha Tejani is a Workplace Wellbeing Associate with Human Resources at UBC and has taught mindfulness for 5 years to over 1,800 participants.
Keywords: VRPTGY, ONCS, VRRNSE, OE, WG, WELLBEING