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A Carer’s Journey – Mindfulness for Carers

September 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm November 29, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

This course will be delivered Online using Zoom.

Who is this course for?
Any unpaid carer who is looking after someone with a long-term illness, special need or impairment is invited to join this online course.

What the course will cover:
Do you often find yourself feeling anxious, stressed out, or exhausted? Want to learn how to worry less and be a bit kinder to yourself, even when life is feeling tough? Mindfulness is an evidence-based approach which combines ancient wisdom with modern neuroscience. With practice it can help people feel calmer and more in control, even in stressful situations, such as caring for loved ones.

The content of this course includes:

On this course you will learn how to cope with worry and over-thinking by anchoring yourself in the present moment. You’ll come away with practical tools to use in everyday life, and a way of relating to yourself which feels a little kinder and gentler.- Simple meditation practises to help you stay present- Learn the difference between primary suffering (the stuff we can’t control) and secondary suffering (the stuff we can!)- Gentle mindful movements to reduce tension (no fitness/flexibility required)- Everyday mindfulness you can do anywhere- Learn to develop a gentler, kinder way of relating to yourself