Tag: mindfulness

The Benefits of Practising Mindfulness

Jon Kabat-Zinn (the founder of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programme) describes mindfulness as… “…paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally” But what does that really mean? Do you ever feel like you’re merely existing? Drifting through life like a zombie or in a state of mild panic Read More

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is not for everyone, it varies from other therapy as it combines the 'talking therapies' and the 'doing therapies', and as with any therapy it does require commitment. How does it work? CBT works on the value that how you think, and then in turn, feel, Read More

The Power of Mindfulness

Stepping out of autopilot and a cortisol fueled existence and embracing every aspect of reality has truly transformed my life. Five years prior to finding mindfulness and beginning my practice I worked as part of the senior leadership team in a large, tough inner city secondary comprehensive school, a school located in one of the Read More

Mindfulness, Depression and Me

I suffer from chronic depression and have done for many years.  Although I was on medication and it does work for me I would still find myself succumbing to the onslaught of dark thoughts and spiralling downwards into nothingness.  I was having a 6 monthly review with my GP who suggested I try meditation as Read More

Benefits of Yoga in the Classroom

As much as stress is a part of grownup’s lives it is very much a part of children’s lives as well. Increasing competitiveness, social anxieties and busy after school schedules make children’s lives a real struggle. Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Read More

Mind and Body Healing

ABCDEFHILMNOPQRSTUVW A - Acutonics to Auditory Integration Therapy B - Bi Aura to Body Mind Reading C - Chi Machine to Cuddle Therapy D - Dark Room Retreats to Dream Analysis E - Emotion Code to Esoteric Healing F - Face Reading to Flotation Therapy H - Healing Therapy to Human Bioacoustics I - Incense L - Read More

November Mists

Chakra Healing – what causes our chakras to block or become weak? Whenever we’re feeling out of sorts (mentally, physically or emotionally), how often do we consider whether it’s our chakras that are out of balance and need healing? If these energy centres are blocked or weak, it can cause all sorts of negative consequences Read More

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