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Minding Your Mind: Mindfulness & Healthy Ministry

$25.00

Sam Stodghill, Psy.D., explores the connection between mindfulness and healthy ministry and offers ways to incorporate mindfulness into daily life.

Product Description

Overview

Research demonstrates that mindfulness skills are important for maintaining psychological well-being. Mindfulness, or the intentional focusing of attention and awareness, can be particularly useful for those in ministry, both in preventing burnout and learning to minister more effectively to others. Sam Stodghill, Psy.D., explores the connection between mindfulness and healthy ministry and offers ways to incorporate mindfulness into daily life.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Explore the link between mindfulness and well-being;
  2. Learn why mindfulness is particularly important for priests, religious and lay ministers for staying healthy; and
  3. Identify skills for improving mindfulness.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. What is mindfulness, and how can it help promote healthy ministry?
  2. How can I incorporate mindfulness practices into my daily life?
  3. How are the concepts of mindfulness, spirituality and prayer interrelated?