An antidote to fast living


An antidote to fast living


The practice of mindfulness is one that has spread across Europe and America in recent years, partly through the teachings of Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh.

Because of the slowing down that mindfulness encourages, it has come to be seen as the antidote to our fast-paced modern lives.

For the first few months of 2015, Sister Jewel from Thich Nhat Hanh’s community will be in residence at the College supporting our Elmhirst Programme of short courses on Soul, Spirit and Story.

Join us for this rare opportunity to learn mindfulness practice and how we might apply it to different areas of our lives.

Cultivating a Mindful Life, 26 – 30 January 2015

With Sister Jewel

How to establish a daily practice that allows you to bring greater attention, presence and compassion into your life.

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Enterprising Futures, 16 February – 6 March 2015

With Robin Murray, Pat Conaty, Patricia Shaw, Sister Jewel and Tim Crabtree

Philosophy and tools for creating your own right livelihood.

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Mindful Baking, Mindful Food, 23 – 27 March 2015

With Andrew Whitley, Julia Ponsonby and Sister Jewel

Mindfulness, eating, baking and activism.

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New courses

Dying To Be Me – Living a More Authentic Life, 2 – 6 March 2015

With Anita Moorjani

A rare chance to study in an intimate setting with New York Times bestseller Anita Moorjani.

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Postgraduate News

Application is now open for the following postgraduate programmes:

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Blogs

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E.F. Schumacher offers a route out of the crisis by Adam Lent

Serving the Village – Reflections of a Wannabe Poet by Stephen Adamson

November in Brazil by Juliana Schneider

Video

Adventures in New Economics – Taking Radical, Transformative Economics Education into the Mainstream, Jonathan Dawson

Adventures in New Economics – Wealth of the Commons, David Bollier

Adventures in New Economics – Alternatives to Owning the Earth

Transition in Action: new economy projects in the southwest of England