Compassion Cultivation Training – CCT (on-line)
Cultivating compassion goes beyond feeling more empathy and concern for others.
It develops the strength to be with suffering, the courage to take compassionate action in a hurting world, and the resilience to prevent compassion fatigue. These qualities support a wide range of goals, from making a positive social change to improving personal relationships.
Due to COVID-19, to minimize risks to ourselves and others, we are shifting the training to an on-line mode. The new dates are:
September 15 – November 3, 2020, Tuesdays: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Eight-week, on-line program.
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COVID-19 WELL-BEING RESOURCES
We’re living in unprecedented times of a global pandemic and changes. Below are a few suggestions – links to organizations that have various tools and resources that can help us navigate through these challenges, in terms of our mental health. For support around your physical health – please contact your local health authority.
- Compassion Institute offers the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT), and other courses online:
- BC Crisis Centre: immediate support through a distress phone line and on-line chats. As well as, mental health and well-being, mindfulness-based online courses: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/mindfulnessselfcare (Including programs for youth)
- Center for Healthy Minds created COVID-19 Well-being Resources & Toolkit, including meditations, articles, and suggestions for practices
- Greater Good Science Center created Guide to Well-being During Coronavirus, including meditations, articles, podcasts, courses, and suggestions for practices
- Sounds True offers free Resilience in Challenging Times resources created by leading mindfulness and compassion teachers
- Insight Timer App – is a free meditation app that includes a library of guided meditations by a large number of teachers
- Check your local meditation or community group – more and more are starting to offer their usual services on-line