Mindfulness Group

Our group offers women who have experienced sexual violence or domestic abuse a safe space to learn the practical skills of mindfulness. Our definition of women only includes trans women and non-binary people who identify women’s services as being right for them.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a simple concept that means paying attention in a particular way:

  • On purpose
  • In the present moment
  • Non-judgementally

It is a practical way to notice:

  • Thoughts
  • Physical sensations
  • Sights
  • Sounds
  • Smells

A daily practice of mindfulness can be effective in coping with:

  • Low mood
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional distress
  • Chronic pain

RSACC runs Mindfulness sessions on a Wednesday, 1.00pm – 2.30pm at Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate, Darlington.

If you would like more information about the Mindfulness course or to book a place, please contact RSACC:

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