Building Inner Strength Level: One – Part One & Two

With Wendy Ridley: Part One 22nd & 23rd May; Part Two 29th & 30th May

The 16 Guidelines provide practical tools for a more meaningful, fulfilled life based on universal ethical values. They help us change the way we experience the world, by transforming the way we think, act, relate to others and find meaning.

If you want to bring about positive change in your life, this experiential course is for you. By noticing our patterns of thinking, speaking and acting through mindfulness and self-enquiry, we can begin to build inner strength which enables us to break through limiting beliefs, transform our relationships, make better decisions, and find more peace of mind – even on the most difficult of days.

Drawing on proven techniques from positive psychology, social justice practices, neuroscience and centuries-old Eastern philosophy, you’ll develop an ethical, holistic approach to self-improvement and cultural change.

About Wendy

Wendy worked for over 30 years in education – as a teacher, university lecturer, a Local Education Authority advisor, and education consultant. Since attending her first meditation course in 1976 and inspired by Lama Yeshe, she has volunteered in five very different meditation centres. Wendy is a Senior Accredited FDCW Faculty member teaching internationally all levels of FDCW’s programmes. She is on the FDCW board, is a trained yoga teacher, and has enjoyed many retreats.

Information & Course Materials

Here is some information to help you prepare for the course.

Course materials: Please print out these two documents before the course starts:

16 G Cards to print

Learning Log – Level 1

1) the 16 Guidelines cards. Please print (preferably on card stock) & cut into 16 cards. If you aren’t able to print the cards then please do make your own set.

2) the Learning Log. Ideally you will print it out so that you can write in it during the course. If you aren’t able to print it then please have it open during the course (preferably on a device other than the one you will use to connect to our meeting) and have paper & pen to write on.

Art materials: For the session on Sunday 23 May please have available a standard size piece of paper (white or coloured) and either crayons, oil pastels, coloured pencils, coloured felt-tips, or paints. Or materials suitable for collage (old magazines to cut up, scissors & glue). If you don’t have access to any of these things then please use paper & pen or pencil.

Book: It would be helpful to have the book 16 Guidelines for Life by Alison Murdoch & Deyki-Lee Oldershaw. It is available to download as an ebook for £7.99 from https://www.compassionandwisdom.org/shop

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Please use the form below if you would like to make an offering to Land of Joy as a thank you for making these resources available. Any offering will be a big help and very gratefully received as the unexpected closure of the centre is having a big impact of our finances. However, we very much appreciate many people are experiencing economical and financial challenges during these unpredictable times and therefore might not be able to support us at the moment.

Thank you and may you be entirely happy.

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