May 28, 2020
ONLINE Workshop Series
Mindfulness for Challenging Times
Mondays July 13 – August 3
6:30 – 8 PM
This series includes four 90-minute online workshops on mindfulness. Each workshop will include a short talk, an opportunity to practice together, and discussion. Come to one or all four! No experience necessary. Everyone is welcome!
Registration is required. Space is limited. Please register for each session below.
July 13: Introduction to Mindfulness
What it is, how to do it and how it can help right now
In this workshop, you will learn some common definitions of mindfulness from contemporary science and wisdom traditions, a simple mindfulness practice and some suggestions of how to apply mindfulness to daily life.
July 20: Uncertainty and Fear
Allowing our feelings in: the good, the bad and the ugly
In this workshop, you will learn a simple technique for including emotions in your mindfulness practice. Learning to relate skillfully with your emotions, especially the difficult ones can help you navigate uncertainty and cultivate self-care.
July 27: Boredom and Addictive Behaviors
Happiness isn't all it’s cracked up to be
In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore how you are relating to boredom and filling the happiness gap. Are you eating too many cookies, spending more time watching the news or taking extra naps? Using mindfulness to look at habitual patterns can help develop the self-awareness needed to respond skillfully and make healthy choices.
August 3: Kindness for me, you and the whole world
Cultivating our connections
In this workshop you will learn how to use mindfulness to cultivate an inclusive skillful compassion that can help us to stay connected to our best selves, others and our common humanity, even when we can’t be in the same room.
Liz Korabek-Emerson is a certified mindfulness teacher, transformational workshop leader and creative coach dedicated to helping people become more resilient in their workplaces, homes and communities. Korabek-Emerson has designed mindfulness programs for individuals and organizations, including the Portsmouth Hospital, Beacon Hospice, Liberty Mutual and the Riverwoods Retirement Community. She leads weekly drop-in groups at the Portsmouth Hospital and Gateway Taiji Studio, and has been a volunteer facilitator for the library’s Weekly Meditation program. Find out more at korabektraining.com.