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Mindfulness mini course - Day Five

Lili Sinclair-Williams

Mindfulness mini course - Day Five

We can't believe we've already reached the final day of our mindfulness mini course! We hope you’re all looking forward to a relaxing weekend full of opportunities to practice everything you’ve learned about mindfulness. The great thing about mindfulness is that you can practice it anytime, anywhere. Try bringing mindfulness into different activities throughout your day. Have fun with it and pay attention to what you learn about your thoughts at different times. Remember, it is all about focusing your attention inward to the present moment. This can mean noticing smells, tastes, touch, sounds, thoughts. A great way to begin...


Mindfulness mini course - Day Four

Lili Sinclair-Williams

Mindfulness mini course - Day Four

Yesterday, we covered why becoming more present and creating awareness for the things we take for granted can have such a positive effect. Today, we are going to teach you an amazing technique for reconnecting with your body. Our minds and bodies are connected in many ways. Have you ever felt anxious about something that has resulted in butterflies in your tummy? As soon as the nervous thoughts disappear so do the butterflies. Have you ever had goose bumps on your arms or neck when you feel frightened? As soon as the fear dissipates so do the goose bumps. These...


Mindfulness mini course - Day Three

Lili Sinclair-Williams

Mindfulness mini course - Day Three

So far on our mindful journey we’ve gone through the basics of Mindfulness and the power of using your breath to train your mind to bring awareness to the present. So why is learning to become more present so useful and why should we do it? Well, put simply, becoming more present in both our thoughts and surroundings helps us to notice things we might previously have taken for granted. It can teach us to find enjoyment in everyday activities or small moments we might otherwise miss that bring us bursts of happiness. When we learn to savour moments such...


Mindfulness mini course - day two

Lili Sinclair-Williams

Mindfulness mini course - day two

Yesterday we covered what Mindfulness is and why it is so brilliant to practice in your daily life. It all sounds pretty good right? Today, we are going to start gently with a breathing exercise. Find yourself somewhere comfortable to sit, it doesn’t matter if it is a chair or a sofa or even the floor. Once you are comfortable, gently rest your hands on your tummy and close your eyes. Begin by taking a slow, intentional breath in for four counts through your nose, then breathe out again through your mouth, counting to four again as you do. Notice...


Mindfulness Mini Course - Day One

Lili Sinclair-Williams

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Mindfulness Mini Course - Day One

Welcome to day one of our Mindfulness mini course. Every day this week we will be guiding you through the power of mindfulness, the whats, the whys, the hows and everything in-between. This course is to here to arm you with everything you need to bring Mindfulness into your daily life. Let’s start at the most obvious place… What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness has become hugely popular over the past few years – you’ve probably come across it at some point or maybe you use it regularly. It has gone from being a fringe practice to the mainstream and is a...

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