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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.

5 Great Reasons to go for a Mindful Walk in the Autumn

As the nights draw in, we may well find ourselves entertaining those not so helpful thoughts about longing for the long summer days to return and...

Mindful Reminder – Slow Down and Just Walk

Hi Everyone, I love this quote by Tara Brach. "If I move half as fast, I notice twice as much" Tara Brach Many people feel frustrated that their...

Mindful Reminder – This Too Shall Pass

Hi Everyone, The weather is so unpredictable isn't it and it keeps on changing? One day it's glorious sunshine; the next it's so much cooler and it...

Mindful Reminder – Thoughts and Thinking

Hi Everyone, Thoughts naturally arrive in the mind, just like our body naturally breathes. So, thoughts are just a natural state of being human and...

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