Tag - #mindfulness

Just being, in the shower – Mindfulness meditation practice in everyday life

How can we slow down, just for a few moments and make wise choices about looking after ourselves? How do we top up our reserves? Practising mindfulness meditation can help when demands are high and our reserves are low. The essence of mindfulness is a compassionate acceptance of things being as they are at this very moment. This is not easy. Things may not be as we want them to be and it can be quite scary to feel [...]

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Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion In Professional Practice.

This qualification in Mindfulness and Compassion has been developed by MindfulnessUK, specifically for therapists wanting to use these practices and skills in their current therapeutic work. Thus far we have had GP’s, psychotherapists, complementary practitioners, counsellors, OT’s, social workers, family support workers etc gain the qualification. There are a few places left on the course commencing 28th March 2015 in Taunton. The Certificate is externally accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body                                  ( www.cpcab.co.uk), an awarding body approved [...]

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Wellbeing & Happiness Show – 2015

Well it was a very cold start to January 31st with a dusting of snow here on the South Downs but this in no way reflected the extremely warm welcome on entering the Wellbeing & Happiness show.   After being greeted with big smiles from Amanda Bond and her Wellbeing team I was eager to fill up with a nice warm drink and something to eat before engaging with the days events. It was great to have some healthy choices with a [...]

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