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Mindfulness in Nature comes to Neston

As spring is just around the corner we are planning a new ‘Mindfulness in Nature’ course, which this time will be held in Neston. Previous courses have been held in Whitby Park, Ellesmere Port, Ainsdale Nature Reserve, and The Countess of Chester Countryside Park The start venue will be the Neston Community and Youth Centre. […]

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Anxiety, worry, stress – Make a difference

Stress and anxiety is a too familiar aspect of our fast paced life. It can be caused by a number of factors from relationships to our working employment, financial constraints, to our physical health and many other stressful issues that come up in our daily lives. Some stress can be healthy and motivate us to […]

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Stress over the Christmas period

What is stress? This can be being under too much pressure at work. Uncertainty of the job, deadlines, working too many hours. Family concerns. Financial worries, relationship issues.. Trying to keep all those balls in the air at once. And no time in your day to simply relax and take time out for you. The […]

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Why lack of sleep is bad for your health

Many effects of a lack of sleep, such as feeling grumpy and not working at your best, are well known. But did you know that sleep deprivation can also have profound consequences on your physical health? One in three of us suffers from poor sleep, with stress, computers and taking work home often blamed. However, the cost […]

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Mindful Contact in Nature (Course Success)

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 […]

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New Mindfulness course starts in Ainsdale

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 […]

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Mindfulness Contact with Nature

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 […]

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Mindfulness -Warrington Stammering Support Group

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 […]

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Gratitude / Appreciation – Your Diary

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 […]

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Visualization – A Christmas Morning

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 […]

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