mca blog

  • 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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  • Mindfulness and The Emotional Brain

    In this video one of my favourite authors, Daniel Siegel, talks about how the regular practice of focusing the attention (meditation) can enhance the integration of the brain and empower us to have better mental health. He talks about how the practice can improve our relationships, moods and outlooks on life. Although he speaks of this … Continue reading Mindfulness and The Emotional Brain

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  • The Science of Happiness

    In this week’s blog I’m posting a video of an interview with one of the top experts on the Science of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky. Happiness is something that most people think they have little control over. In fact it turns out that about 50% of happiness is genetically determined, 10% depend on life circumstances, which … Continue reading The Science of Happiness

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  • Facebook Live Event

    If you want to learn about the Science of Positivity and it’s role in good mental health, join us for our Facebook Live event this Tuesday 26 September at 12pm and learn about the most powerful exercise to boost your positivity. Just click on the link below at 12pm to be connected to our live … Continue reading Facebook Live Event

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  • Mindfulness Skills for a Balanced Life (weekend workshop)

    Are you looking for coping skills to deal with life’s challenges? You may have a stressful job or a challenging relationship or perhaps 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 (weekend workshop)

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  • Friendship

    This past week has been, for me, one with much gratitude, mostly due to friendships. So I became curious about where the word friendship came from. Through our mutual friend Mr Google, I discovered that the word friend comes from the Old English word freond meaning “one attached to another by feelings of affection or … Continue reading Friendship

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  • Mindfulness Skills For A Balanced Life (weekend workshop)

    Are you looking for coping skills to deal with life’s challenges? You may have a stressful job or a challenging relationship or perhaps 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 (weekend workshop)

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  • Becoming Happier

    Most people wish for more happiness in their life. Perhaps you’re going through hard times, or you feel filled with negative thoughts and negative emotions, and wish you could feel differently, happier. Fortunately there is now quite a bit of scientific research on happiness. The science of happiness is the study of what are the … Continue reading Becoming Happier

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  • Free Mindfulness Information Evening

    Over the past few years, the word Mindfulness has come into common usage, leaving many people wondering what does it mean, why should we do it and is it really as good for us as they say? If you’ve been hearing lots about “mindfulness” and wonder if it’s for you please come along to one … Continue reading Free Mindfulness Information Evening

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