This one day programme will introduce the concept of mindfulness and enable you to use simple practices for more creative and compassionate thinking in the workplace.

Course Dates:

6th Jan 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £295

Charity: 31+ Staff: £180

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £125

Charity: <15 Staff: £95

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

What You Will Learn

  • Introductions and personal objectives
  • Learn about how our minds often operate in automatic pilot, creating habitual patterns of behaviour
  • Try a simple body scan
  • Look at how pleasant and unpleasant events such as stress and anger are experienced in the body and the effect it can have on judgement.
  • Understand the importance of the breath as an anchor for present experience, and participated in a mindful meditation.
  • Understand the gap between thoughts, feeling, and behaviour; and the opportunity for choice.
  • Try out an exercise in the development of compassion for self and others
  • Learn a simple meditation exercise that can be used at any time
  • Action plan beyond today

Our approach to programme delivery

Every programme is designed to ensure complete individual involvement and participation, it will stimulate your thinking and challenge you. The key focus is on practical skills and real outcomes throughout. The content will involve an innovative and engaging blend of activities so that you can directly apply it to your current performance and your future success.

Next steps

If you need help beyond this programme fulfilling your personal action plan, then we also offer 1 to 1 executive coaching which can provide you with an insightful and structured space to discover and develop yourself further in order to achieve even more positive results.

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The small print

The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Your Course Trainer

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper is a Masters qualified trainer with experience in interpersonal skills, work skills and management training. He has worked in the public, private and voluntary sectors for over fifteen years. Paul has a Distinction in the Institute of Personnel Development Training Certificate and the teacher-training certificate for Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.