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  • March Mindfulness: Compassion is the Answer

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    Name: March Mindfulness: Compassion is the Answer
    Date: March 24, 2020
    Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    The March Mindfulness Program will be viewing the George Monbiot documentary "Compassion is the Answer," and will be offered on Tuesday, March 24, from 1-2:30 p.m., at Ascension Koller Behavioral Health, 1020 Kabel Avenue in the 2nd floor conference room. Advanced registration is not required.

    “A British zoologist, anthropologist, and environmental activist, Monbiot suggests that the stories we tell define us and separate us from one another,” said Kathy Mitchell, MA, of Ascension Koller Behavioral Health. “Through neurological studies and examples of societies throughout the world he opens the question of what does it take to build more tolerance and compassion in our own minds, our communities, and the world.”

    The documentary runs approximately 45 minutes. Discussion will follow.

    Riverside Meditation Group is an opportunity for anyone with a meditation practice to have regular group support. There are two twenty-minute seated meditations with either walking meditation or Qigong in between. The meditation model is silent and still with occasional guided meditations. At the
    end a short talk focusing on enhancing skills of mindfulness and meditation. The Riverside Meditation Group draws from western psychological mindfulness teachings, philosophy, literature, and poetry.
    For additional information on the Riverside Medication Group and Mindfulness programs, please contact Ascension Koller Behavioral Health at 715.361.2805.

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