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A Year of Mindful Compassion

Mindful Compassion: Contemplative Compassion in an 8 part Series

Free admission. First come, first served. Georgina Cole Library Community Room, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive. 760-434-2871

All workshops are 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. *Breath work, visualizations, and discussion are part of each class. Download the flier.

  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017    
    Loving-kindness for Oneself
    Turn inwards to understand how practicing loving kindness for ourselves can be beneficial.
  • Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018    
    Embracing Shared Common Humanity
    Broaden our compassion for people in our lives that we may overlook in our daily interactions.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018    
    Cultivating Compassion for Others
    Extend compassion towards people we may find frustrating. How do we be patient, even caring or loving, with people who see the world differently than we do? It can happen with practice.
  • Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018  
    Active Compassion Practice.
    Focus on seeing several layers of interaction with people in our lives who may need our compassion. Learn to be more present with extending compassion.
  • Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018 
    Integrated Daily Compassion Cultivation Practice
    Practice taking these lessons out into the world with us and anchor ourselves to a practice we can carry with us wherever we go.

Dr. Erik Conklin, M.A., Ed.D.,is a Compassion Cultivation Facilitator and a graduate of the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) teacher certification program in the Medical School at Stanford University. He is also certified with the UCLA Training in Mindfulness Facilitation Program. He has taught and worked at many levels of education and his academic and research interests include mindfulness, the social-emotional aspect of learning, and practical strategies to solving problems in leadership capacities. His research was awarded a David and Lucile Packard Foundation Research Fellowship for Children, Families, and Communities for research excellence. See more about Dr. Conklin here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.