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Abbreviated 'MBCT' low-dose

Well 60: Frantic World


£260 full fee / £220 early bird (if booked before 6th January).

The fee includes handouts. This course requires you to purchase 'Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World' by Professor Mark Williams and Danny Penman.



Next group course:

Time: 7:15pm to 8:45pm (except final session on 20th March ends at 9:15pm).

Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20.



Cannon Workshops, Off Hertesmere Road, Canary Wharf, E14 4AS.


Your teacher:

Dr Sherylin Thompson is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and in addition has a specific qualification in Mindfulness from Bangor University.




Abbreviated 'MBCT' low-dose

Perhaps you would prefer to slowly immerse yourself with a shorter programme and classes as well as briefer meditations. The 'Frantic World' course is a gentler introduction to establishing a mindfulness practice and is especially suited for those on busy schedules or who are looking for a more gradual, but effective approach.

Frantic World



This course emphasises practicality for busy people or those looking for straightforward and simple yet powerful practices.


This is a ‘low-dose’ course with strong effects. This curriculum has ordinary people in mind to help them live more vitally in a fast-paced, frantic and anxiety provoking world.


This course is an abbreviated version of 'MBCT' low dose. Prof. Williams of Oxford University developed a low-dose version of his MBCT programme outlined in the best-selling book: “Mindfulness: finding peace in a frantic world”.  


This has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide in 19 languages and one in eight of households in the UK are reported to hold a copy. And The BeingWell brings this book to life in a class format that you can enjoy and discuss with others.


Week One: How to focus the mind

Theory: How typical patterns of solving emotional problems often creates more stress.

Practice: Finding resilience in stressful moments through focusing the mind in a specific way.


Week Two: The body-mind feedback loop (spending less time in our heads)

Theory: How the body detects our thoughts before we have consciously registered them and reacts to them often without our full conscious control.

Practice: Intercepting the feedback loop through more body awareness.


Week Three: It’s how you do it, not what you do (mind the gap)

Theory: How to become fully conscious of things as they really are.

Practice: Shifting towards a more creative, productive approach mode - replacing any avoidant default tendencies causing stress.


Week Four: Relating differently to thoughts

Theory: How thoughts are not facts or who we are.

Practice: Relating differently toxic thinking patterns

Week Five: Tuning in and turning towards difficulties

Theory: How to apply mindfulness skills to processing difficult emotions

Practice: Responding mindfully and wisely to uncomfortable experiences rather than reacting mindlessly


Week Six: Connecting with yourself and others

Theory: How self kindness and respect is related to how we relate to others in our lives

Practice: Being more mindful of daily activities and the impact they have on wellbeing.


Week Seven: Developing Intention

Theory: How to take the learning forward and building the habit of mindfulness

Practice: Being more mindful of daily activities and the impact they have on wellbeing.