Full course description
Dates: Sessions will take place on June 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 2021.
Attendance: Sessions can be attended daily or as single sessions.
Time: 8:40 a.m. - 8:55 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 5 days of 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 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