- To understand and practice meditation
- To identify coping strategies
Instruct the class that they will begin today’s group by talking about mindfulness. Show them a video on mindfulness done by Dan Harris author and ABC News analyst.
Ask the class:
-Who can describe what mindfulness is?
-How many people here practice mindfulness?
Complete the 5 minute guided Breathing Meditation using the following link:
- What was this experience like for you?
- Do you feel more relaxed?
- Did you find it hard to think about “nothing”?
- How did you bring yourself back to the present moment when you noticed your mind wander?
- How was your attitude towards yourself when you noticed your mind wander?
- Were you aware of your breathing today before you meditated?