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Mindfulness-Based Self-Care Strategies to Mitigate Burnout and Promote Resilience

Mindfulness-Based Self-Care Strategies to Mitigate Burnout and Promote Resilience

Watch the Talk Watch on Youtube The following research paper is spoken about during the talk: Self-care of Physicians Caring for Patients at the End of Life “Being Connected . . . A Key to My Survival”— Michael K. Kearney, MD Radhule B. Weininger, MD, PhD Mary L. S. Vachon,…
Walking mindfully and peacefully online live event for May 22nd

Walking mindfully and peacefully online live event for May 22nd

Join us for a Live Instagram Mindful Walking EventSunday 22nd May 2022 from 9.30 am to 10.00 am. MTAI Instagram On Sunday, May 22nd 2022, the MTAI (Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland) is offering to introduce the simple skill of walking mindfully.There is so much going on in the world…
Personal protective equipment training & lived experience for healthcare staff during COVID-19

Personal protective equipment training & lived experience for healthcare staff during COVID-19

J.Cahill, A.Kay, V.Howard, B.Mulcahy, M.Forde, S.George, E.Ziampra, F.Duffy, G.Lacey, F.Fitzpatrick Highlights Staff experience (n = 45) during COVID-19 & personal protective equipment (PPE) use was described.COVID-19 has impacted staff social life/home-work interface (80%) and mental health (42%).Knowledge of procedures was the most cited risk associated with PPE use (40%).Contributory factors…
Perceptions of Learning after an Online 8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programme - Fiona O'Donnell

Perceptions of Learning after an Online 8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Programme - Fiona O'Donnell

View diagram PDF Introduction This research by Fiona O’Donnell (as part of a Psychology Masters from Brunel University London) examined the experiences of participants who had completed an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 6 months prior to the research commencing in August 2021. The research question was What are the…
Mindfulness in Education Workshop: Weaving Mindfulness into your Teaching

Mindfulness in Education Workshop: Weaving Mindfulness into your Teaching

Mindfulness Teachers Association Ireland (MTAI) Free Online WorkshopsFor schoolteachers at Primary and Secondary LevelSaturday May 14th 10am-12:30 noonTheme: Weaving Mindfulness into your TeachingTopics include:Teacher Wellbeing IIPractical Considerations in guiding mindfulness in school settingsResources and Further training Each workshop will also include opportunities to directly experience mindfulness. Register for the Workshop Here
Mindfulness in Education Workshop: The Courage to Teach Mindfulness

Mindfulness in Education Workshop: The Courage to Teach Mindfulness

Mindfulness Teachers Association Ireland (MTAI) Free Online WorkshopsFor schoolteachers at Primary and Secondary Level Saturday April 30th 10am-12:30 noon Theme: The Courage to Teach Mindfulness Topics include: What is Mindfulness and what are the benefits? Teacher Wellbeing How to adapt mindfulness activities for children and teens   Each workshop will…
Member Events | CONNECTING THROUGH DEEP LISTENING - MTAI Peer Supervision

Member Events | CONNECTING THROUGH DEEP LISTENING - MTAI Peer Supervision

In the spirit of ‘deep listening’, we have listened to members and we are delighted to offer our Peer Supervision – Deep Listening Practice sessions on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings over the next few months. To support members who are unavailable on weekdays, we will alternate each month with…
Mindful Moment Newsletter - February 2022

Mindful Moment Newsletter - February 2022

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of The Mindful Moment Newsletter! The Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland is delighted to be offering this newsletter which is for anyone interested in mindfulness.In this newsletter we feature a review of the fascinating book ‘Sleeping Beauties’ by Suzanne O’ Sullivan. We meet Benedikt…

Continuation: Meet the Teacher: Benedikt Říčný

I then went on to do a teacher training course by way of doing a Masters in Mindfulness Based Interventions.So in short, what brought me to mindfulness? Self-care and love of science.My journey towards teaching mindfulness was a serious of eureka moments where I learned that the frame-works within mindfulness…

Continuation: Book Review | The Sleeping Beauties and other stories of mystery...

The Sleeping Beauties and other stories of mystery illness by Suzanne O' Sullivan Book Review by Josephine Lynch She poses so many questions and brings our attention to how much easier it is to have recognised symptoms such as seizures, numbness rather than a sickness of the heart.She finds herself…
Mindful Moment Newsletter - October 2021

Mindful Moment Newsletter - October 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 edition of The Mindful Moment Newsletter! The Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland is delighted to be offering this newsletter which is for anyone interested in mindfulness.In this newsletter we feature mindful parenting. Mindfulness Teacher Michele Van Valey shares her wisdom and insight in this honest…

Just Like Me: Mindful Parenting

Preparing to leave the house can be challenging in ours. Kind, encouraging prompts to find a jumper and get some shoes might begin to deteriorate into exasperation as each time I catch sight of the child, they are no closer to being ready. Sensing my building impatience, the child’s resistance…

A Reflection on Kindness

The podcast is showcasing the public science project known as The Kindness Test. The Kindness Test is being conducted by the University of Sussex and the BBC, and it is setting about doing the largest research ever conducted on this topic. Although research in the area of kindness has been…

Meet the Teacher

This is why I love teaching mindfulness, being able to share the gifts that mindfulness and kindness practices have given me bring me great joy. These gift are not only available while meditating, sitting still or practising mindful movement. I can pause at any moment of my day : pause if I…
EAMBA Summer festival August 27 + 28 2021

EAMBA Summer festival August 27 + 28 2021

Mindfulness and Resilience:EAMBA’s Summer Festival​with Satish Kumar | keynote speaker​From EAMBA“In this past year, for many of us mindfulness has shown to be a support in maintaining health, joy and resilience. This year’s EAMBA Summer Festival is focusing just on this theme, exploring ways in which mindfulness can help us…
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