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DROP IN GUIDED MEDITATION SESSIONS

The Center offers drop-in 30 minute student led guided meditation sessions in the Spiritual Center at the following times:

Mondays at 6:30 PM
Tuesdays at 8:30 AM

Thursdays at 7 PM

CUSTOM WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

The Center offers the following workshops and informational presentations to departments, student organizations, classes and other groups on and off campus. Possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mindfulness and Stress Reductionincludes an overview of mindfulness, a discussion of stress perception and response, how the brain works as it relates to stress, how relaxation techniques differ from mindfulness meditation, the practice of a variety of different meditations, and an overview of some of the many benefits of mindfulness.
  • Mindful Communicationincludes an overview of mindfulness, exploring obstacles to healthy communications, discussing behaviors that facilitate constructive listening and conversation and practicing different meditations and exercises to cultivate more mindful communication.
  • Self-Compassion and Mindfulnessincludes a brief overview of mindfulness, discussion of compassion and then self-compassion.  Participants explore how self-compassion differs from self-esteem and self-care and are introduced to a system for fostering self-compassion. A variety of different compassion based meditations are experienced and discussed.

 

These workshops can be tailored to meet the particular needs of different groups. For further information on Center programs and resources e-mail: mindfulness@tcnj.edu

For information on other mindfulness opportunities and resources on campus go to: https://religiousandspirituallife.tcnj.edu/center-for-mindfulness-and-compassion/for-faculty-staff/.

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