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“A Day of Mindfulness, Compassion and Gratitude”

July 19, 2017 2 comments

Greetings!

We would like to invite you to join us as we celebrate “A Day of Mindfulness, Compassion and Gratitude” on August 26, 2017 from 8:00AM to 4:00 PM at the ESI Conference Room, Miriam College, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.

Cognizant of your presence and active participation in our previous events, we would be delighted to once again share this day with you. I will be giving a plenary talk on mindfulness in the morning while the afternoon workshop sessions will provide ample opportunity for the participants to reflect and share their personal insights as we go along various activities such as meditation and gratitude practice and on mindful movement. Dr. Herrera will also be giving a talk on compassion.

However, although the small size of the venue allows us to have a more intimate gathering, it also means that we can only accommodate a limited number of participants. Hence, to accommodate walk-in participants, the online registration will only be open until August 21, 2017.

Should you want to register online, you may fill up this form: https://goo.gl/forms/oRIEqLMMKaRgi3R32. After which, we will be sending you an email to acknowledge your confirmation as well as to notify you on the payment details.  Fees are transferable but non-refundable.  For further inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at (02) 573 2975 or mlac.institute@gmail.com.

Thank you very much and hope to see you there!

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Learning Session on Mindfulness and Work – Life Balance at the Senate Electoral Tribunal

Last March 14, Dr. Honey Carandang was invited by the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to give a learning session on Mindfulness and Work-Life Balance.

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Dr. Honey explains the flow of activities for the day

The talk was divided into two parts: BALANCE: The Key to Emotional and Spiritual Wellness and Mindfulness. The talk emphasized the need for balance between work and play, being with others and solitude, doing and being, and caring and being cared for.

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Participants trying out a mindfulness activity

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Employees of the Senate Electoral Tribunal check out the books of Dr. Honey and MLAC Institute

Dr. Honey also emphasized the need for mindfulness practice in helping the employees of SET to cope with the daily challenges of their lives both at home and work. She ended her talk with mindfulness exercises such as the use of imagery. Participants were also able to ask questions and share their thoughts on the topic.

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A participant asking Dr. Honey a question on mindfulness

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Dr. Honey hands out a certificate of participation to an employee of SET

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Participants hold up their certificates as they pose with Dr. Honey for a group photo

Highlights from Parenting Academy 3: The Power of Compassionate Discipline 

We’d like to thank you again for supporting Parenting Academy 3: The Power of Compassionate Discipline! 

Based on comments and suggestions from Parenting Academy 1 & 2, Dr. Honey Carandang and the MLAC team changed the format of the event this year by making the afternoon session an experiential workshop, where participants were able to share and discuss their thoughts and insights on the morning talk by Dr. Carandang with fellow participants. To give each participant the time and space to talk and be listened to, the small group sharing was limited to 6-10 participants per group only. 

Since words may not always be enough to express what they were feeling, the participants were also given a chance to express themselves through the arts – using paper, colored pens, clay, and other art materials. 

Another change in format was that the open forum was led and facilitated by Dr. Honey’s son, former broadcast journalist and communications secretary Ricky Carandang, and acclaimed broadcast journalist Ces Drilon. Ricky and Ces’ questions allowed for an even deeper discussion about Compassionate Discipline not only in the family but also in the country.

Thank you very much for your very positive response to these changes in our format. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Below are some more pictures from the event:

 

Dr. Honey Carandang gives a talk on The Power of Compassionate Discipline in the morning

 
 

The open forum was led and facilitated by Ricky Carandang and Ces Drilon

 
 

The afternoon workshop included a lot of experiential activities

 
 

The participants were able to express themselves through the arts during the afternoon workshop

  

Examples of artworks by the participants

 
 

Examples of artworks by the participants

  

Examples of artworks by the participants

 
 

Dr. Honey Carandang with the participants from the Nanay-Teacher team

  

The MLAC team and MLAC volunteers (mostly Psych students from Miriam College) pose for a group picture after a job well done!

 

Thank you to those who attended Parenting Academy 3!

Hi everyone! Thank you again for attending Parenting Academy 3! Certificates will be sent out this week.

Parenting Academy 3 is tomorrow!

There are no more slots for the afternoon workshop but we will still accept walk-ins for the morning talk :)See you all tomorrow!

  

3 days to go before Parenting Academy!

3 days to go before Parenting Academy!
Online registration is closed but we will still accept walk-ins for the morning talk.

A Quote on Compassionate Discipline

February 28, 2017 Leave a comment

4 days to go before Parenting Academy!

Online registration is closed but we will still accept walk-ins for the morning talk.