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Saturday, October 21 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mindful Self-Compassion LIMITED

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Mindful self-compassion teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult moments in their lives with kindness, care, and understanding. The three key components of self-compassion are self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness. Kindness opens our hearts to suffering, so we can care for ourselves. Common humanity opens us to our essential interrelatedness, so that we know we aren’t alone. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment, so we can accept our experience with greater ease. Together they comprise warm-hearted, connected presence. Studies show mindful self-compassion can enhance emotional well-being, increase happiness, and reduce anxiety and depression.


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Bernita Wienhold-Leahy

Cultivating Hearts and Minds
Speaker bio: | Bernita Wienhold-Leahy recently received her doctorate in education; her research was in teaching mindfulness and self-compassion to adolescents. Bernita has worked for more than a decade with adolescents and young adults in an educational setting and has seen many young people suffer from emotional difficulties. She endeavours to bring mindful self-compassion in the community, schools, and professions to build resilience and well-being in others. The joy of teaching self-compassion is the benefit it brings to others. Self-acceptance, self-appreciation, and gratitude are what Bernita hopes to bring to people of all walks of life. | | Book sessions with Bernita Wienhold-Leahy in the Healing Garden | Healing Practitioner bio: Bernita Wienhold-Leahy, EdD, is an educator and trained teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion. She enjoys bringing mindfulness to others.Healing Service description:Bernita teaches techniques of self-care through Mindful Self-Compassion: How to treat oneself with kindness to increase wellbeing. | | Angel Sponsor: Interior Wellness Festival would like to say a special thank you to Bernita... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
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