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Leading from the Heart – An Online Retreat

Leading from the Heart – An Online Retreat


A Retreat for You and about You

Retreats allow us to physically and mentally get away from our daily roles and routines, literally have a ‘re-treat’, a break”. They are an opportunity to have space and time to recharge our batteries, away from the busyness and our usual distractions, in a supportive and beautiful environment. We have time to reflect and focus on ourselves, our thoughts, and feelings which can then help us to regain perspective on our lives and give clarity to make day to day decisions. The experience can empower and inspire us to gain new ideas to practise or to think about in order to reconnect to our inner selves and our spiritual lives bringing more calm and fulfilment.


The focus of the retreats is on Enhancing Self-Care and Well-being The retreats provide an exploration into way to effectively deal with the personal and professional pressures of life by building spiritual skills into your self-care and personal development programme. Participants will have an opportunity to discover or further develop skills including mindfulness, resilience, self-compassion, meditation and relaxation.


Facilitator: Nirmala Ragbir-Day, Spiritual Care Trainer at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Nirmala Ragbir-Day is Spiritual Care Trainer at the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK. As a member of the Pastoral and Spiritual Care team, she delivers spiritual training and development to staff, service users and carers of the Trust through talks, courses, workshops, seminars and retreats using mindfulness, spiritual tools and self-compassion. Nirmala is also part of the Janki Foundation Steering Group and assist in the planning and implementation of events and projects. She lives in York, is married and follows a vegan and green lifestyle. She enjoys meditation, gardening and taking walks in the countryside.

‘The art of developing a quiet mind enables one to enjoy the journey of self-discovery’ – N. Ragbir-Day


Who can join? The retreats are designed for healthcare professionals, but as everyone cares for another, those from all professional and spiritual backgrounds are welcome.


Registration is essential, after which you will be sent the zoom instructions.

Structure of Leading from the Heart half-day retreats:

10.00am – 11.15am Session 1 – Caring for Myself
11.15am – 11.30am COMFORT BREAK
11.30am – 12.45pm Session 2 – Enhancing my Overall Wellbeing
12.45pm – 1.00pm Closing Meditation
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Nov 20 2021


10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Zoom Online


The Janki Foundation for Spirituality in Healthcare
The Janki Foundation for Spirituality in Healthcare
+44 (0) 20 8459 1400

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