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Talk 1

Introduction to Meditation
Mindfulness and their application to therapy

This talk is designed for people in the caring professions such as doctors,
nurses and therapists.

Content and structure

Scope and plan of the talk
What is meditation?     What is mindfulness?

Painful experiences
Physical pain.   Mental – emotional pain, past pain, present pain, future pain,
difficult life situations, difficult emotions

Eckhart Tolle’s concept of ‘the pain body’
The mindfulness approach
One day at a time, one moment at a time   
Now breathing – now living – now sensing
 
Resources

Full Catastrophe Living  Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Power of Now           Eckhart Tolle
A Path with Heart           Jack Kornfield

This talk is designed to be only 30-40 minutes long, leaving time for questions and answers with the audience within a one hour slot.