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Mindfulness at Work….no time, no time

  I’m way too busy….for Mindfulness at Work I have recently completed some consultancy work with a large disability organisation  that is undergoing a significant change management process with all of the business and stress that comes with that. People working in all levels of the organisation are stretched – doing more, coping with change,…

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Stress – an integral part of our lives

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Recently I have been teaching a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course ( MBSR), at the heart of which is an understanding of stress as a reality, and a useful resource to us humans if we can only  shift our ways of dealing with it, even slightly. Jon Kabat Zinn wrote about stress in his ground…

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Three little steps to a more Mindful You

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Mindfulness meditation – with its roots in buddhism, its track record in stress reduction through Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programmes, and its increasing role in business through Mindful Leadership modules in MBA programmes, appears here to stay. We can say it works, not only because of the work of neuroscientists who show us how…

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A Mindfulness Moment for Spring

Spring is arriving to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere ….gardens coming to life, birds singing, and sunshine brightening our days even amidst the uncertain weather of late March, all contributing to a sense of new life and increased energy. For those of us living our lives in busy 21st century ways though our…

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Mindful Facilitation – an Oxymoran ?

As a facilitator I am often challenged to explain exactly what it is that I do inMindful Facilitation. I recently saw a great youtube video prepared by Pinfish for the International Institute for facilitation and Change, which really caught my eye. It suggests that effective Facilitators fulfil at least three roles when working with a…

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Happiness – our search for the Awakened Life

Happiness – our search for the Awakened Life Map to the Awakened Life Practise Presence………enlightenment happens by accident but practising mindfulness makes us accident prone Learn the art of surrender……we cannot control the events and circumstances or people in our lives, we can learn to respond more resourceful to that which we cannot control through…

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My First Blog Post

Welcome to this short, practical, introductory course to Mindfulness for Real Life.There are four modules in this course, each of which will give you a little theory, some points for reflection and some practise.

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Springtime..Three Mindful Steps to a calmer you

Spring is arriving to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere ….gardens coming to life, birds singing, and sunshine brightening our days even amidst the uncertain weather of late March, all contributing to a sense of new life and increased energy. For those of us living our lives in busy 21st century ways though our experience…

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