Mindfulness & Meditation

Connecting with nature with Green Breathing

Getting back to nature with Green Breathing What is green breathing? It is so simple and so pleasant, ticking many boxes in one Green breathing is consciously breathing with a plant / shrub / flowers etc ……. breathing in the oxygen that it emits whilst breathing back to the plant the carbon monoxide that it…

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Living Mindfully – Tea breaks for your mind

Living mindfully is living in the present moment with a healthy curiosity for life, observing without judgement, using all of our senses and accepting everything just the way it is, as well as cultivating a gratitude as we recognise and acknowledge the abundance that we already have. It’s the little things…… walking along a roadside…

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Mudra Hand Positions

I came across this post that I wanted to share with you – Posted by Mansi Goel Mansi Goel is a Yoga practitioner and an Editor at WorkoutTrends. She is a Bio-medical Engineer turned writer, picky eater, and an obsessive-compulsive closet reader, often found musing over her cat, Pepper, at work.  “If you have visited India, New…

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The science of staying present

The Science and Practice of Staying Present Through Difficult Times Research suggests that we turn towards pain and discomfort, we can experience less of it. By Ed Halliwell | February 15, 2017 (Published in Mind Magasine)   The Science of Staying Present Research into mindfulness has shown the benefits of staying present, and of gently…

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Mindfulness to Transform Negative Thoughts

3 Mindful Ways to Transform Negative Thoughts By Elisha Goldstein | Mindful.Org – September 23, 2016 How we relate to our thoughts has a big impact on how our day unfolds, and also how we approach triggers in our lives. By taking a few mindful moments, we can gain some space between us and our…

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How to Practice Gratitude Guide

How to practice Gratitude The Ultimate Guide – by Shamash Alidina Whenever life gets me down, I turn to two things: mindfulness or gratitude. If things are so bad that I can’t focus on my mindfulness (and kindfulness) practice, then gratitude works really well for me. Gratitude practice is easy to do and can certainly…

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Silent Meditations

Why meditating in silence can be so profound….. Many people, and it is highly recommended, attended 4-7 day silent retreats and longer. They offer a safe haven to meditate for approx 8 hours a day in total silence. I personally have completed a full day silent retreat but just the one day. Sitting with your…

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The Four Cardinal Virtues

The Four Cardinal Virtues of Lao Tzu From The Mind Unleashed – written By: Azriel ReShel, Uplift Connect Many centuries ago, Lao Tzu, spoke of the four cardinal virtues, teaching that when we practice them as a way of life, we come to know the truth of the universe. The ancient Chinese master said that living…

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Mindfulness RAIN exercise for coping with difficult emotions

I have recently had a great email from Shamash Alidina ( My Mindfulness Trainer) with a reminder about the RAIN exercise. I love receiving reminders and so I thought I would share with you too. (the following article is directly from Shamash Alidina)     1. Recognise – Say in your mind ‘I’m feeling sad…I’m…

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Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise workshop A great title….. let me tell you more This is an uplifting and inspiring half day workshop to manifest the life that you want!  Its the Law of Attraction! Health: Releasing limiting ideas about health. Discover amazing healings in the mind / body medicine. Experience a healing Light Special guided visualization. Wealth: Exercises…

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