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International Online MBCL Teacher Training 2023

International Online MBCL Teacher Training 2023

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"May there be kindness in your gaze when you look within." - John O´Donohue This line from John O’Donohue’s poem "For Belonging’"can perhaps be an inspiration for us all, for the year ahead. The poem was read at the end of the online Teacher Training in...

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Kindfulness

Kindfulness

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"Contemporary scientific knowledge solidly affirmsthat kindness and compassion are to the brainwhat the breath is to life." In the end of the 70s, like all young men in the Netherlands, I had to join military service for some time. I had just started to meditate and...

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More international recognition of MBCL

More international recognition of MBCL

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With the call for compassion becoming ever louder in the world, we are pleased that EAMBA European Associations for Mindfulness officially acknowledges Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) as a Mindfulness-Based Programme (MBP), according to internationally...

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A wider perspective

A wider perspective

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I love the international MBCL courses, where people meet online in an eco-friendly way. It opens ways of cultivating compassion towards ourselves, each other, and the world at large. Meeting mindfully and heartfully with people from diverse backgrounds, we can reach...

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International recognition MBCL

International recognition MBCL

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What a wonderful adventure we started some 15 years ago, when Frits Koster and I began to develop Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL). On this beautiful path we reached another milestone this year. We feel thrilled that the boards of two leading Mindfulness...

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Transatlantic compassion

Transatlantic compassion

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Wonderful how online teaching can bridge the Atlantic in an eco-friendly way and how people from diverse cultures can meet and be inspired by the Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living programme. It was an honor to teach the first half of an MBCL Foundation Course to...

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