Mindfulness Resources

– passing on our knowledge to you –

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,

FREE Mindfulness Techniques!

Become more content, less stressed & kinder to yourself – sign up to our newsletter for free Mindfulness techniques, sent directly to your inbox.

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.

Retreating in order to move forward

I recently went on a seven day retreat in the south of England. Going on retreat is one of my favourite things to do. In fact, most registered...

Mindful Reminder – Observe thoughts gently

Hi Everyone, Sometimes when we are very "busy" and distracted by thoughts, our minds can feel a bit like a wild untamed animal and it's easy to feel...

Appreciating the little things

As we approach slowly coming out of lockdown there will undoubtedly be a mixture of feelings to experience. Excitement and joy for many being able...

Grounded and Rooted – a simple technique to feel calm in the face of external pressures

We are living through a time in human history where familiar routines and rhythms have been disrupted. A dizzying flow of news from around the...

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