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  • Learn to Meditate: Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life

    Do you know what path you’re on? Are you walking towards your purpose? Are you struggling with life’s challenges and would value learning some coping skills? Perhaps you have a stressful job, a challenging relationship or a difficult health issue, or maybe there’s just too much going on in your life and you’re not sure … Continue reading Learn to Meditate: Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life

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  • How Positive Emotions Build Resilience

    I love Sydney at this time of year. I love the long, warm days with cooler nights. I love how, after the heat of the day, Sydney’s sea breeze keeps the evenings comfortable. I love to sit outside after work or on weekends with good friends, and good wine, watching the sun set and I … Continue reading How Positive Emotions Build Resilience

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  • Mindfulness Mediation Practice Session Wed 5 Dec

    Whether you’re an experienced meditator or a beginner, it can be helpful to have a regular group to meditate with. Our meditation group meets in Bondi Junction on Wednesday evenings 6:30-7:30pm to Support and motivate your practice Answer any questions that may arise during your home practice Allow you to experience the deeper meditation that … Continue reading Mindfulness Mediation Practice Session Wed 5 Dec

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  • Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session Wed 28 Nov

    Whether you’re an experienced meditator or a beginner, it can be helpful to have a regular group to meditate with. Our meditation group meets in Bondi Junction on Wednesday evenings 6:30-7:30pm to Support and motivate your practice Answer any questions that may arise during your home practice Allow you to experience the deeper meditation that … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session Wed 28 Nov

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  • Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life (Tuesday Evenings)

    Are you looking for coping skills to deal with life’s challenges? You may have a stressful job. a challenging relationship or a difficult health issue. Or maybe there’s just too much going on in your life right now and you’re feeling the strain. This introductory Mindfulness course will teach you how to manage stress and … Continue reading Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life (Tuesday Evenings)

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  • Polishing Your Meditative Practice

    People often assume that because I teach meditation, my life must be pretty chilled. They ask me if I meditate every day and assume that I have no challenges with this because I’ve been doing it for more than 30 years. Of course, the truth is I experience all the challenges with my practice that … Continue reading Polishing Your Meditative Practice

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  • Mindfulness Skills Level 2

    In our introductory course, Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life, you learned how to manage stress and strong emotions, and you experienced what it was like to let go of judgments and to observe your thoughts instead of running away with them. This allowed you to gain a perspective of observing, rather than being your … Continue reading Mindfulness Skills Level 2

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  • Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life (Tuesday evenings)

    Are you looking for coping skills to deal with life’s challenges? You may have a stressful job. a challenging relationship or a difficult health issue. Or maybe there’s just too much going on in your life right now and you’re feeling the strain. This introductory Mindfulness course will teach you how to manage stress and … Continue reading Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life (Tuesday evenings)

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  • How Gratitude Can Improve Your Physical & Mental Health

    There’s a lot of talk in the popular press about expressing gratitude – it’s almost become the next buzz word after “Be Mindful”! But what does it actually mean? This week, I’d like to discuss some of the science behind what gratitude is and what it does for us. Studies over the past two decades … Continue reading How Gratitude Can Improve Your Physical & Mental Health

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  • The Difference Between Hypnosis and Meditation

    Hypnosis and meditation are both trance states that result in similar brain wave patterns. Hypnosis uses the guidance of a therapist, whereas meditation is usually done independently. Hypnosis is a trance-like state of heightened awareness.  Everyone goes in and out of natural trances many times a day.  If you’ve ever walked or driven somewhere whilst … Continue reading The Difference Between Hypnosis and Meditation

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