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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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  • 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. 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 (weekend workshop)

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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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  • Surviving the Stress of the Festive Season

    It’s that time of year again. For some people, the end of each year is filled with excitement as they prepare for parties, family gatherings, giving and receiving gifts, fireworks and perhaps even travel. For others it can be a time of stress, over-indulgence and even loneliness. One thing is for sure, if you live in … Continue reading Surviving the Stress of the Festive Season

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  • Meditation Isn’t Weird

    When I was 10 years old my Year 5 teacher told us a story about a scientist who happened to be a microbiologist. I don’t remember who she was or the context of the story but I clearly remember deciding at that very moment that this would be my future profession. And it was. Eleven … Continue reading Meditation Isn’t Weird

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  • Mindfulness Clarifies Your Mind

    Imagine a light bulb attached with a diffuser. Light from that bulb is soft, mellow, unfocused. You can probably see everything in that room but without clarity. For example it may be difficult to read a notice or a restaurant menu under such a light. Even though you will see that some words are written … Continue reading Mindfulness Clarifies Your Mind

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  • Playing To Your Strengths

    It was such a beautiful day that I decided to finish planting vegies on my patio. As many of you know, I have some physical challenges due to past injuries and suffer chronic pain almost every day. But what I find interesting is how the heavy labour of gardening: shopping for pots, soil and plants, … Continue reading Playing To Your Strengths

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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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