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Mindfulness: A Guide

Wondering what Mindfulness really is? Not sure whether it’s for you? Unsure of its benefits? Click here to read our straight-forward guide and to start your journey to a calmer, more present mind,

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Present Mind App

A great tool if you would like to develop and build on a Mindfulness practice, our app includes an eight session mindfulness course with a wide range of guided mindfulness practices. Get it from the iTunes store or the Google Play store.

 

Mindfulness Courses

We run a range of courses throughout the year, from taster sessions and 1 day workshops to 8 sessions courses. We also provide workshops & courses for the workplace.

The Power of Creativity

Some years ago now, when my children were in pre-school and primary school, I co-ran an after-school club for young children called “Art in French”....

The Power of Music

My 13-year-old son reluctantly dragged himself into our car, harrumphing with frustration that he had to endure a 1.5 hour car journey with me, even...

Mindful Reminder – Gratitude for challenging times

Often when life becomes challenging, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the difficulties around us.

Mindful Reminder – Return back to yourself

Return back to yourself by simply feeling the body breathing - pause - feel the movement of the body - notice if it might be helpful for you to take...

I can now manage the pain mindfully and I feel so much better and able to enjoy life again – best course I’ve been to and would recommend to anyone.

8 Session Mindfulness Course attendee

Here are some of our favourite and most useful Mindfulness resources

Mindfulness Research

The following links will take you to a range of external sources on how Mindfulness affects the brain.

Neuroscience of mindfulness 
The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation 
Mindfulness can literally change your brain 
Harvard University Neuro Blog 

The following links will take you to external websites with a wide range of published research articles about the effectiveness of practising Mindfulness for people of all ages and for people experiencing a range of physical and emotional conditions.

Research Roundup 
Research on Mindfulness 
Published papers on Mindfulness in Schools Project 

 

Books on Mindfulness

Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world – Mark Williams
Everyday Zen – Charlotte Joko Beck
Nothing Special – Charlotte Joko Beck
Wherever you go, there you are – Jon Kabat-Zin
Who ordered this truckload of dung? – Ajahn Brahm
Kindfulness – Ajahn Brahm
Mindfulness and Compassion – Suryacitta Malcom
Happiness and How it Happens – The Happy Buddha
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness – Eline Snell
The Mindful Workplace – Michael Chaskalson
Mindfulness in the Workplace – Margaret Chapman-Clarke