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Mindfulness for the Fitness Industry

The fitness industry is starting to take holistic health more seriously. This has been seen in the growth of yoga and pilates classes and now mindfulness classes are getting onto the time table. In this article, published by the leading fitness magazine for fitness professionals, the current trend of mindfulness classes are reviewed usng my […]

Mindfulness for Kids

Mindfulness is increasing in popularity every day. The government are promoting Mindfulness as an affordable and sustainable practice to prevent mental health conditions developing. They see this as a perfect antidote to relieve the stresses of modern life that results in anxiety and depression that can be implemented into any institute. Mindfulness for schools and […]

Resilience Training – Mindfulness

The definition of resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. These features are essential to do well at work which is why mindfulness is being used in the work place more than it ever has as mindfulness can build resilience. Recent research has shown that “Mindful people … can better cope with difficult […]

Mindfulness for Farmers

Farming can be a stressful and isolating profession that demands long hours of work. Because of this, those working in agriculture are susceptible to poor mental wellbeing as highlighted in the recent Mind Your Head campaign. Recent reports have highlighted how big this issue is as figures revealed as many as one agricultural worker a […]

Compassion Focussed Therapy

Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) is a third wave therapy developed by Paul Gilbert. This therapy derives from the Buddhist principles of mindfulness and compassion but severes compassion from mindfulness training. Gilbert sees there are different cognitive results from mindfulness and compasion and as such they should be used individually so different psychological states can be […]

What is the role of a Mindfulness Practitioner?

Currently, people are teaching mindfulness from lots of different backgrounds and for lots of different purposes. Some clinicians teach mindfulness as a treatment for psychopathology, there are school teachers that teach mindfulness to foster healthy learning environments and there are spiritual teachers that teach mindfulness to facilitate transpersonal growth. However, something that we occasionally observe […]

Is Mindfulness Right for your business?

This is a question that is often not taken as seriously as it should be. It seems that everybody now is convinced that mindfulness is a such a good thing that everybody should be doing it. Even business has taken on the mindfulness message and is offering mindfulness to staff in a bid to improve […]

Do they practice yoga?

Many people claim to practice yoga but dont. The Yoga tradition is aimed developing the mind through a path to enlightment. It is not merely to produce flexible bodies. Most of the Yoga System of Patanjali is concerned with the science of meditation as concentration (mindfulness), meditation (freedom of the mind) and Samadhi (enlightment. These […]