“Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally, in the service of self-understanding and wisdom.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness have been shown benificial in a lot of cases, amongst other:
- reduces pain
- lowers blood pressure
- increases self-awareness and focus
- improves your ability to solve problems
- decreases feelings of loneliness
- generally increase well-being
Visit the free public introduction to Mindfulness on July 26, 13.00 till 14.30 hours. By Berit Lewis, author of the book Ageing Upwards. Berit is an experienced and accredited Mindfulness Teacher, who has carried out research on mindfulness and ageing in cooperation with Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) and Leyden Academy.
Location at Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing, Poortgebouw, entrance Zuid, room 0.15. Rijnsburgerweg 10, 2333 AA Leiden. Also accessible online.
For whom and registration?
Everybody is welcome. After all, the earlier we start with mindfulness, the more years we will benefit from it. You can register by mailing your name to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate if you would like to join live on location or prefer to follow the lecture online (Zoom link will follow after registration).