What is mindfulness?
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and
Jon Kabat-Zinn’s definition of mindfulness.
Being mindful is not easy as most of us live our lives in the past or the future.
A typical example of not being mindful is: you are in a car, you travel from A to B and don’t remember the journey.
Mindfulness can be taught on a one to one basis or in groups. I run eight week courses in mindfulness, stress reduction and mindfulness based cognitive therapy.
Who can it help?
Research has shown a reduction in:
Job or Family Stress
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
High Blood Pressure
Anxiety and Panic
Pre and Post Surgery Stress
What is covered in the courses?
Guided instruction in mindfulness practices
Gentle stretching and mindful yoga
Inquiry exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life
Individually tailored instruction
Guided audio files for home practice
This can be taught in groups or one to one