When: October 28th from 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (The meditation will begin promptly at 10am, so please arrive about 10 minutes early to get seated.) and Potluck 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: 1203 N. Genesee, West Hollywood

Details:

Are you overwhelmed and exhausted? Are you constantly worried? Do you find it hard to calm your mind?

You are not alone…

Did you know that 80-90% of doctor’s visits are stress related? Stress can cause emotional and physical symptoms such as sleep disturbance, fatigue, trouble thinking clearly, digestive problems, anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. But the latest research has proven that mindfulness training can dramatically improve these problems, all of which hamper our ability to lead a healthy & joyful existence.

OUR FACILITATOR:  Bobby Poirier will be facilitating this 90 minute monthly CMG LA Mindfulness Meditation Group, where we will learn, discuss and experience the core principles of mindfulness meditation.    Learn key mindfulness practices that can increase your stress tolerance, and how to incorporate them into your daily life. Learn how to tame your mind, regulate your mood, and free the heart to become calmer, happier and at peace.

Suggested readings for CMG meditators are “Meditation for Beginners” by Jack Kornfield and “”Buddah’s Brain” by Rick Hanson.

POTLUCK Brunch Social: For those interested in staying, please bring brunch foods such as quiche, bagels, muffins, green salad, cheeses & cold-cuts-please no uncut apples, oranges, etc.

Parking is not an issue in this West Hollywood neighborhood during the daytime.  No restrictions until 7 pm.

Please RSVP to BobbyRPoirier@gmail.com. If you’ll be joining us for brunch, let us know what pot luck items you will be bringing to share. Thank you!

Event Cost: There is a suggested $5 donation for this event, although no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  All proceeds go to help fund financial aid for CMG Gatherings and other LA-area special projects, such as scholarships for gay teens to go to college…thanks for your support!

Parking: There is unrestricted street parking in the neighborhood before 7 p.m., but CMG strongly encourages carpooling and public transportation whenever possible.

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