Mindfulness

Counting sheep

Mindfulness meditation for sleep

So you’re having difficulty sleeping? Trouble is, if that goes on night after night, then bedtime becomes a ‘try harder’ trial: you lie there awake and when sleep doesn’t happen you get in a tiz. Forget counting sheep. Your head gets cluttered with those gibbering thoughts… It’s happening again; if I don’t fall asleep soon…

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Accepting bad thoughts

Time to accept bad thoughts!

It’s human to feel rubbish some days, maybe even weeks. While it may seem as if you have no choice but to power through those bad times, taking time out to contemplate about your anxieties, self-doubt or feelings of uncertainty can make all the difference – accept what’s causing your distress and you’re on your…

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gratitude

Bring gratitude into your life

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude reaps multiple benefits in keeping us happier, healthier and calmer. A key tenet in mindfulness, it is a powerful force that not only brings a smile to the face, but also links to you to a higher power that you can trust in that all will be well in life.…

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Too busy to be mindful? Here’s how to slow it all down!

If you’re one of the many people who found it impossible to switch off and relax over the Bank Holiday weekend, then you’re badly in need of mindfulness… No, it’s not about going into deep meditation, or sitting cross-legged and chanting ‘om’, or setting aside an hour every day to contemplate – mindfulness is a…

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Learn mindfulness, the art of being more purposeful, confident and content

The definition of mindfulness, according to world expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, is ‘paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, without judgement’. But how often do any of us actually manage to freeze-frame time, as this mantra suggests? To pay attention to bird song, enjoy the sun on your face, listen to a…

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Guided mindfulness practice: learn to clear your head of all that clutter! 3 Feb

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to explore guided mindfulness with The Hub’s mindfulness teacher… It could…

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Learn how to practise mindfulness. 7 April

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to explore mindfulness and learn how to practise mindfulness in your…

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Learn how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life. 19 May

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to explore mindfulness and learn how to practise mindfulness in your…

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Learn how to practise mindfulness. 23 June

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to explore mindfulness and learn how to practise mindfulness in your…

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Live a less frantic life! 14 July

Not sure what mindfulness is all about? Heard all about its benefits and intended to take it up, but never quite got around to it? Been on a mindfulness course or dabbled in the theory, but still not integrating it into the day to day? Here’s your opportunity to live a less frantic life by exploring mindfulness and learning how…

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