Mindfulness

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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Self Care for Carers – Three things you need to know

Many people find themselves in the role of full time Caregiver at some point in their lives, and this reality then shapes much of their day to day existence and often reduces freedom to live life , pursue career, relationships, passions and interests as they would like. The word Caregiver describes  such a wide variety…

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Mindfulness….Three ways to discover is it a Fad or Food for the Mind?

Mindfulness – 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 it…

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Simplifying the day

I live alone and work for myself. I live in a small country cottage, have a lovely semi wild garden, and get to watch the cows from the neighbouring farm come and go from the milking parlour while I work at my desk. A lovely, quiet, simple life…slow pace, no pressure…..Even so I can find…

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A reflection on Christmas

Christmas is the time of remembering the God spark breaking into the world in both the most ordinary and yet extraordinary way. In the same way as human beings growing into our particular way of being ‘fully alive’ , we are often called to new beginnings, new ways of being ourselves and of bringing the…

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