• 7 p.m., Friday, June 2 to noon, Sunday, June 4, 2017



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A Kinder Voice: Releasing Your Inner Critics with Mindfulness Slogans

Center City, MN

Dan Anderson Renewal Center Weekend Retreat

This retreat offers one of the most-effective approaches to calming a self-critical mind: The ancient Buddhist practice of using "Compassion Slogans." Simple, time-tested methods, such as thought-awareness, loving-kindness practice, and mindfulness meditation can be used to make conscious contact with the Great Reality Within and quiet your critical voices.

Through short, accessible phrases, you will learn to reorient your thinking when your inner critic shows up. Instead of making a negative thought stronger by fighting it, you will learn to let thoughts dissipate through mindful attention and "begin kindness with yourself."

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Fill out the perliminary registration form and we will contact you with final details.

Therese Jacobs-Stewart

Thérèse Jacobs-Stewart, author of Mindfulness and the Twelve Steps, has worked as a psychotherapist, meditation teacher, and mindfulness practitioner for over 30 years. The founder of MindRoads Meditation Center in St. Paul, MN, Thérèse's most recent book is A Kinder Voice: Releasing Your Inner Critics with Mindfulness Slogans (Hazelden Publishing, 2016).


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