This series of workshops has been designed to help our Visually Impaired Community cope with anxiety during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Now more than ever we need to promote the wellbeing of our Visually Impaired community; from children to young adults, parents, and families.

This series of 4 workshops in collaboration with Dr. Sangeet Bhullar from Wise Kids will focus on how to cope with anxiety during these troubling times, and is aimed at 18-35 year-olds VIPs.

The series of 4 sessions will include the following:

Session One

  • Introductions and checking in with everyone
  • What do we mean by mindfulness?
  • The science behind mindfulness practices
  • Our inner world and outer world
  • Perception and meaning
  • A 5 minute mindfulness meditation
  • Working with difficult emotions
  • Closing with a 2 minute mindfulness meditation

Session Two

  • Welcome and checking in with everyone
  • A 5 minute mindfulness meditation
  • Exploring our experiences and uncovering space
  • Listening and addressing daily challenges through mindfulness
  • Closing with a 2 minute mindfulness meditation

Session Three

  • Checking in with everyone
  • A 5 minute mindfulness meditation
  • Practicing mindful listening and connecting in our everyday situations
  • Sharing experiences
  • Closing with a 2 minute mindfulness meditation

Session Four

  • Checking in with everyone
  • A 5 minute mindfulness meditation
  • Exploring acceptance and courage
  • A daily practice – kindness, compassion and gratefulness
  • Sharing experiences
  • Closing with a 2 minute mindfulness meditation