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  • Four Friends for Life with Frits Koster

    The Mindfulness Network invites you to join Frits Koster - co-founder of Mindfulness-based Compassionate Living (MBCL) - in an online workshop that will introduce you to the Four Friends for Life.

    ‘Science confirms that kindness and compassion are to the brain what the breath is to life’ – Daniel Siegel, professor of child psychiatry and author.

    In Buddhist psychology, four healing qualities are mentioned, which contribute to greater well-being: kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. They can support us in our relationship with others and with ourselves. In a non-religious compassion training - Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living - we call these heart qualities the Four Friends for Life. In this webinar we will explore these four qualities of the heart in theory and in practice.

    This event is offered in collaboration with the Mindfulness Network Community Friends (MNCF) - an initiative to engage the wider mindfulness community and reach new audiences. Led by a Committee of Volunteers, supported by the Mindfulness Network, we work together to run a programme of donation-based events and inspiring content. The Committee ensures that the MNCF can best serve everyone by providing opportunities to practice and learn together. 

    The workshop is free to watch. The Mindfulness Network welcomes any donations via our website and encourages you to consider a contribution, large or small, which will make a big difference in helping us widen access to mindfulness-based approaches.

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