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Jossy Jimenez

Mind the hype: Is meditation all it’s cracked up to be?


Jossy Jimenez has a master’s degree in human development and is certified as a mindfulness facilitator by UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour and the Mindful Schools organisation. She has training in Stanford University’s Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) and has completed teacher-training in the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program developed by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer.

She has developed wellbeing programs for institutions in Australia, the United States, and Mexico, from kindergartens to large corporations. Above all, she is an enthusiastic practitioner who has great personal appreciation for the benefits of these practices.

Jossy Jimenez is speaking at

Mind the hype

Mind the hype: Is meditation all it’s cracked up to be?

Meditation is hailed as a sure-fire solution to everything from workplace stress to trauma recovery, a way to cope with mental illness to the key to emotional balance. In the age of the selfie, wellness sells. But what are the facts, and what’s just hype?

Tuesday 21 May, 7.30pm - 9pm

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