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 ...

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 ...

Mindfulness Ideas Part 1

Mindfulness Ideas Part 1
Here are some mindfulness ideas, in no particular order. Many of these can be done with children. 1 Long pencil colouring: standing at a table, hold the pencil at the far end so it’s hard to control the detail, draw something like a tree or a house, practice accepting the lack of control and the ...

Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness for Parents
Do you want to improve your relationship with your child or children? One of the simplest ways of achieving this is by practising mindful parenting, which is about being mindful when interacting with your children. What are the benefits of Mindfulness as a parent? You will feel a closer bond with your children, improve your understand ...

Why do I need mindfulness?

Do you worry, get angry or suffer from stress and anxiety? Worried about things all the time? Always hooting your car horn when people cut you up? Impatient or easily angered by others? Find it hard to focus at work? Easily distracted? Always worried what people think about you? Feeling stressed all the time? Constantly ...

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a form of meditation that simply involves focusing your awareness on the present moment. From an emotional viewpoint, it involves calmly acknowledging and accepting your feelings (emotional and physical) and thoughts without prejudice or criticism. You can use mindfulness meditation to improve your concentration, improve your performance, achieve a deep sense of calm and ...

How a wandering mind can impact happiness

I wrote an article some time ago (He said, she said) on the wandering mind. Today, I received the following email from lumosity.com (a brain training app website): How many times a day does your mind wander? Whether you’re thinking about an important meeting or your next vacation, mind wandering may be a distinctly human ...

Pain management with EFT

Pain management with EFT
What is EFT? Emotional Freedom Techniques is an energy psychology system combining Eastern and Western philosophies and approaches. It was developed by Gary Craig who can explain best what EFT is about: How can I manage my pain? There are numerous points that EFT therapists can use to help you to overcome issues. I find ...

He said, she said

He said, she said
Relationships, whether between friends or lovers, can be a source of joy and happiness but they can also bring stress and anxiety into your life. A badly-phrased sentence or something said in the heat of the moment can lead to bad feelings and result in the conversation echoing around in your head for hours or ...