The Problem with Gratitude by the Happy Squirrel

The Problem with Gratitude Here at Mindful Therapies our attitude of the month for March is gratitude. We have had a lot to say over the years about the importance and benefits of gratitude: Gratitude: antidote to New Years Resolutions ; Gratitude in the workplace ; Gratitude in relationships ; Deepening practice and more. This [...]

Laughing Together

This is a group poem written by participants at a recent 8-week mindfulness course in North Tyneside. The group were given three questions as prompts ‘mindfulness is…’, ‘happiness is…’ and ‘awareness is…’  The responses from all participants were then combined to create a unique, collaborative poem. This is the result: Laughing Together  Breathe, calm, Pleasure [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:18+00:00March 21st, 2016|Happiness, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindful Relationships: A Valentines blog

  In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day I have been thinking a lot about relationships. Not about the chocolates and greetings cards mushy stuff that often gets attention on Valentine’s - but proper real relationships. So I wanted to take an opportunity to celebrate relationships in all their forms - whether we are single or [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:19+00:00February 11th, 2016|Gratitude, Happiness, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Gratitude in the Workplace

Imagine you are given some feedback at work. Chances are that within that feedback there was a whole list of positives and then maybe a little constructive criticism, or room for improvement. How did you feel when you read or heard this? What did you think? Which parts did you choose to focus on? Most [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:43+00:00January 18th, 2016|Gratitude, Happiness, workplace|1 Comment
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