Last weekend, the Quebec Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Foundation held their 11th annual conference in Montreal, a one-day event designed to update the OCD community on new treatments for this problem
All consciousness involves awareness in the sense of a knowing or experiencing of an object. But with the practice of mindfulness, awareness is applied at a special pitch. The mind is deliberately kept at the level of bare attention, a detached observation of what is happening within us and around us in the present moment.
Last week, the MindSpace Clinic had the pleasure of running a professional mindfulness training for staff at a new private addictions treatment centre opening in Montreal.
Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) is based on a simple premise derived from attachment theory: human beings need emotional connection.
Our phone vibrates with a Twitter notification and we do a stealth check even though we’re in a business meeting. Our heart speeds up at the sight of three new ‘likes’ on our latest Facebook status. We can’t get through the first course of our dinner without Instagramming our plate.
Dr. Joe Flanders, the director of the MindSpace Clinic, discussed Mindfulness in 2 interviews on CJAD Talk Radio 800 in Montreal.
Dr. Joe Flanders, the director of the MindSpace clinic, was featured in the Life section of the Montreal Gazette on March 25th. The piece was written by June Thompson, a health columnist at the Gazette. Ms. Thompson, who has written extensively on her own experiences trying out different wellness practices, started practicing Mindfulness recently and declared 2013 to be “the year of Mindfulness.”
These three audio guides offer an excellent place to start your Mindfulness training. Simply click on the link below to play the audio and start meditating!