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Mindfulness 2018


What is Mindfulness 

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way:

on purpose,

in the present moment,

and nonjudgementally.                --- Jon Kabat-Zinn


Mindfulness skills help us to break some of the unconscious habits of thinking and behaving that stop us from living life to the full. Tp find out more about how mindfulness is useful for university students please see


Introduction to Mindfulness Course

In Student Health & Counselling we are running an Introduction to Mindfulness course for any students who feel it would be of benefit. It is a 6 week course starting 21st of February and ending on the 28th of Marchon. The group meets every Wednesday from 12.15 to 1.45pm


If you are interested you must attend the orientation meeting on Wednesday, 14th of February from 1.00pm to 2.00pm in the Fitzgerald Chamber. Attendance at the orientation is a requirement prior to sign-up for the course.


Course details:

Orientation Session: Wednesday, 14th February 1-2p.m. 

Location: Fitzgerald Chamber, Upstairs in UCD Student Centre


Course Dates: 

Start: Wednesday, 21st February 12:15-1:45p.m. (weekly)

End:   Wednesday, 28th March

Location: Fitzgerald chamber, upstairs in UCD Student Centre


The group meet every week for 6 weeks and students need to be available to attend all 6 sessions. You will be asked to commit to a daily home practice for the duration of the course.


The brochure is also available at the reception of the Student Health Service if you have any questions or queries.


Mindfulness Drop-In

The Student Counselling Service runs a weekly mindfulness drop-in practice session for all staff and students of the university. Please feel free to drop-in and practice with us any Tuesday (From Feb 13th) at 1.15pm during term in The Fitzgerald Chamber (New Student Centre)

Time: 1.15pm to 1.45pm

Day: Every Tuesday starting on the 13th of February

Place: The Fitzgerald Chamber, New Student Centre

Who: Student Health & Counselling