Yesterday was the last of an eight week ‘Mindful contact with Nature’ at the Ainsdale Nature Reserve. What a fabulous location, pine woods, walks, nature, and clearings for the Tai Chi. There was two classes, morning and afternoon, and each class was a pleasure to share my knowledge of Mindfulness and Tai Chi. Thank you to […]Continue reading . . . Mindful Contact in Nature (Course Success)
What a brilliant day weather wise for starting the new Mindfulness, Contact in Nature course at Ainsdale. The venue was the Nature Reserve at Ainsdale, a perfect site for teaching Mindfulness in Nature, outside with the pine woods all around us. As can be seen in the picture we had a tepee which we can […]Continue reading . . . New Mindfulness course starts in Ainsdale
We are now four weeks into a Mindfulness awareness of nature, a new way of looking at Mindfulness, yes outdoors as much as we can. Benefits Studies show that spending time in nature e,g. parks and forests, lowers stress and improves physical and mental wellbeing. Practising mindfulness can benefit concentration and adapt your perspectives on […]Continue reading . . . Mindfulness Contact with Nature
Yesterday was the final session which was really enjoyable. Lovely to see how members of the group had taken on board different aspects of the course. Some of the comments ‘If you were to describe the course to a friend’: Mindfulness is a great way at learning to relax more and the breathing techniques are […]Continue reading . . . Mindfulness -Warrington Stammering Support Group
If you are someone who keeps a diary, putting in the places you’ve been, people who you have met and possibly the emotions that you have that day. I would like you to add something which may help your mindfulness journey. I would like you to write down something of that day that you would […]Continue reading . . . Gratitude / Appreciation – Your Diary
A Christmas Morning visualization Why not take a few minutes to relax, take some time out and listen and go back in time using your imagination. Its Christmas morning for a child in the 50’s I wonder if you can bring back sights, sounds and even tastes of your childhood I would be interested in […]Continue reading . . . Visualization – A Christmas Morning
Reduce anxiety and stress in our busy lives. In today’s modern hectic society we are finding that stress is coming from more and more areas of our life, causing tension and anxiety. In work we are expected to take on more responsibility, spend more time at work, maybe having to take work home. Sometimes we […]Continue reading . . . Reduce anxiety and stress in our busy lives.