DEMO: Thrive Under Pressure: Core Course: Lesson 2 – Breathe

The following meditation is a nice basic one to help you to focus on the present moment. The main focus is on your breath. If any thoughts appear in your head, just let them go and bring your focus back to the breath.   During this exercise, you may have experienced some of the following:  Thoughts ...

DEMO: Thrive Under Pressure: Core Course: Lesson 1 – Introduction

DEMO: Thrive Under Pressure: Core Course: Lesson 1 - Introduction
What is mindfulness? In this course, you will learn how to reduce stress through a variety of mindfulness techniques as well as establishing your own personal practice.  Mindfulness is often described as being in the present moment on purpose and without judgement. What does this mean? To be fully present wherever you are and whatever ...

DEMO: Thrive Under Pressure: Pathway: Introduction

DEMO: Thrive Under Pressure: Pathway: Introduction
This pathway is provided to give you a clear idea of how you can move forward with your mindfulness practice. It refers to the core course material. In this pathway, the focus is on learning to thrive under pressure at work by using mindfulness and mind training techniques. While the attention is on helping you ...

Presenteeism – the invisible productivity killer

Presenteeism - the invisible productivity killer
Presenteeism is the term used to describe employees who go to work when they are unwell and should be at home. They are physically at work but not well enough to carry out their duties due to being physically unwell, or because of a mental health issue, or both. This happens in all sectors and ...

Mindfulness Ideas Part 2

Mindfulness Ideas Part 2
Some more mindfulness ideas for you to try. Many of these can also be done by children. 11 Taste Water – sip water and take time to notice the taste and texture, how it feels in your mouth and as you swallow it 12 Feel Pressure of Sitting on Chair – notice the sensation of ...

How to develop acceptance and find peace in an ever changing world

How to develop acceptance and find peace in an ever changing world
Life is not perfect. It has its ups and downs. If you’re lucky, you will have experienced some events that have been amazing but even with these great times, you will have experienced unhappy times, and some people may have experienced truly devastating times. How can we learn to ride these waves, to become more ...

Boredom is great

Boredom is great
Are you always on the go? Do you feel the need to be productive or to be doing something… anything? Are you trying to find the bottom of Facebook and Instagram? Do you whip out your phone when you’re on a train or bus? Do you walk around with your phone in your hand? Well, ...

Mindfulness vs achieving your dreams: how can you be present and yet focus on your future goals?

Mindfulness vs achieving your dreams: how can you be present and yet focus on your future goals?
The following is a transcript from a WhatsApp conversation I had recently that I thought would be interesting for those who are not sure how goals and dreams sit with mindfulness principles. P: So, I have trained in NLP and done bit of Life Coaching. The aim of NLP is to get the person to ...

A love yourself meditation

A love yourself meditation
In the following meditation, you can begin to love yourself and experience that sense of joy. This meditation was brought to you by Liam O’Neill, the Prove-It Guy, who can help you to achieve pre-eminence in your field. Liam has generously provided us with a special discount code for 50% off his meditation course. The ...

A Basic Zen Yoga Body Scan

A Basic Zen Yoga Body Scan
If you are looking for a simple 10 minute meditation, the following body scan recording can help you to achieve a sense of inner calm. By simply focusing on various parts of your body and noticing how those parts feel, you can bring yourself into the present moment and experience deep relaxation. So find somewhere ...