Saturday, June 24, 2017

MINDFULGym April 2017 Intake

February 6, 2017 by  
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Yeahoo! MINDFULGym is back by popular demand. MINDFULGym is a community project. Seats are limited (maximum of 20 participants per intake). Acceptance into the program is on first come, first served basis and subjected to the decision of MINDFULGym trainers. Please register only if you're sure that you could commit to ALL 5 Saturday sessions […]

Mindful-CIKGU at Tiratana Sukha Dhamma School

June 18, 2016 by  
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The Mindful-CIKGU program is a mindfulness-based intervention designed to help school teachers cope with stress. Conducted by Sis. Low Mi-Yen & Sis. KC Chiang (clinical psychologists), the effectiveness of the program for reducing stress among school teachers is supported by scientific research done by Ven. Visuddhi in Help University. Gnanavisuddhi, R. (2015). A study on a brief mindfulness-based […]

MINDFULGym at SJK (C) Taman Rashna

July 26, 2014 by  
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The MINDFULGym program was successfully introduced to teachers of SJK (C) Taman Rashna, Klang on 5/7/2014. The four-hour Saturday training program was co-organized by Than Hsiang Mitra Welfare Center & KL Buddhist Mental Health Association. Conducted by Bro. Pheh Kai Shuen (clinical psychologist), It was held at the main hall of the school. About 100 […]

Mindful-TEEN & Parenting Programs at Samadhi Rainbow Program Youth Camp

July 26, 2014 by  
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A Malaysian version of Mindful-TEEN program made its humble debut at the Samadhi Rainbow Program (SRP) Youth Camp, which was held from 22-24th March 2014. The camp was organized by Buddhist Missionary Society of Malaysia (BMSM) in collaboration with KL Buddhist Mental Health Association (BMHA), and was held at the Samadhi Vihara.  Twenty teenagers aged between 12 […]

Mindful-SPA (Sister Program of MINDFULGym)

July 26, 2014 by  
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Mindful-SPA is a group mindfulness-based program specially and locally designed by Sis. Low Mi Yen (clinical psychologist) for promoting self-care, emotional resilience, and happiness. It is based on state-of-the-art scientific research in mindfulness, cognitive-behavior therapy, and positive psychology; and inspired by the work of Dr. Kristin Neff & Dr. Christopher Germer. The pilot sessions of the program […]

MINDFULGym at Berjaya Care Foundation

July 25, 2014 by  
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MINDFULGym was 'berjaya-ly' (successfully) introduced to Berjaya staff on 11/7/2014. The one-hour Friday lunch talk was co-organized by Berjaya Care Foundation & KL Buddhist Mental Health Association (BMHA). It was held at Berjaya University College of Hospitality, Berjaya Times Square. About 50 staff participated in the stress management and wellness 'rest-shop,' which is based on […]

MINDFULGym for Community…

July 25, 2014 by  
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KL Buddhist Mental Health Association (BMHA) has been organizing free mindfulness education for the community since 2010 in the form of the MINDFULGym program. MINDFULGym™ is a mindfulness-based stress management program specially designed for relaxation and wellness. Locally developed by consultant psychiatrist and founding president of BMHA Dr. Phang Cheng Kar, it is based on ancient […]

The Mindfulness Movie NOW in KL

March 19, 2014 by  
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The Mindfulness Movie is a fun and educational journey showcasing the worldwide brain research proving the benefits of mindfulness and the public’s increasing awareness and acceptance of the practice. The movie celebrates those who have reshaped mindfulness into everyday, practical skills. Neuroscientists now tell us that the practice of mindfulness literally changes the brain in positive […]

Forum on Where Meditation Meets Psychotherapy

September 30, 2013 by  
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What is meditation? Is it a form of psychotherapy? Should a person with mental illness meditate? Is any adjustment necessary?     Further reading: Meditation & Psychotherapy – HERE.  Should A Person With Mental Illness Meditate? – HERE.  Post-retreat Slow-wit Syndrome  – HERE. 

Mindfulness & Care of the Dying

September 30, 2013 by  
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How could we apply mindfulness in caring for the dying? How to overcome grief with mindfulness? Why is it important to be mindful during the last moments life?  

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