Archives for September 2013

UMW Mindfulness Week

Have you noticed the references to ‘Mindfulness’ popping up in unexpected places and wondered “Just what is mindfulness?”  Often described as open, non-judging awareness of the present moment, mindfulness has been shown to be beneficial in recognizing and resolving habitual patterns, managing stress, and improving academic, artistic and athletic performance.  Participate in the talks and discussions, the film viewings and the guided mindfulness practices during UMW Mindfulness Week and experience the practice and benefits of mindfulness. Monday, Sept. 30: No Mud, No Lotus: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Leader:                  Dr. David Ambuel, Dr. Angela Pitts Date/Time:           Monday, Sept. 30, 7:00-8:15 pm Location:               Ridderhof-Martin Gallery                                Description:          This brief workshop provides a basic introduction to the concept of Mindfulness, its relationship to the Buddhist understanding of the Four Noble Truths, … [Read more...]