Making friends with your mind and healing your body

8-week Compassion Based Living Course

It’s often been said that Mindfulness and Compassion are two wings of a bird. You cannot have one without the other. This is especially true in times of difficulty.

The 8-week Compassion Based Living Course is a follow on from the 8-week Mindfulness Based Living Course. It supports further development, of our compassionate self and in my own experience, has improved the relationship I have with myself and those around me.

The course explores cultivating self-compassion and learning a new way of relating to ourselves. Instead of meeting our imperfections and challenges with self-blame or criticism, we learn to become more accepting and kind to ourselves, even in difficult situations. This is developed through a range of guided mindfulness practices, which encourage us to strengthen qualities, including kindness to ourselves and resilience.

Throughout the 8 weeks, you will access a range of guided mindfulness practices and teachings. Some of the topics we will be investigating are:

  • Why practice compassion?
  • The Compassionate Mess
  • It is not our fault – an evolutionary perspective
  • Creating conditions of safeness
  • Befriending the self-critic
  • Finding the compassionate friend within
  • The Four Compassionate Qualities
  • Widening the circle of compassion

The investment for the 8- week course is £185, which is payable upon booking*.
(This course can also be take as a 1-1 session for £275)

New course dates for 2022 are now available, please register your interest by getting in touch.
At present, all courses are held online, via the Zoom platform. You will receive the course manual and recordings of the practices, via email.

*Please note the cost is non-refundable, unless in exceptional circumstances.

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Contact us for course availability

Courses and 1-1 sessions can be delivered either in person or via the zoom platform which is easy to use and free to download.


The Aviary, Bacton Road, North Walsham, Norfolk NR28 0RA


07971 808162


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