9 mindful attitudes in relationships | 3. Gratitude

Gratitude In Relationships This series of blog posts focuses on some of my reflections on the nine foundational attitudes of mindfulness and how they relate to interpersonal relationships. This week is an exploration of gratitude. For me, gratitude is probably the most significant thing that I have learned since beginning to practice mindfulness. When [...]

By |2018-07-09T11:27:22+00:00July 9th, 2018|Gratitude, Mindfulness, relationships|0 Comments

9 mindful attitudes in relationships | 2. Non-judgement

Non-Judgement In Relationships   This series of blog posts focuses on some of my reflections on the nine foundational attitudes of mindfulness and how they relate to interpersonal relationships. This week is an exploration of non-judgement. As human beings we judge all the time. However, when we feel judged by others it can feel [...]

By |2018-06-26T12:36:43+00:00June 26th, 2018|attitude, Mindfulness, relationships|0 Comments

9 mindful attitudes in relationships | 1. Beginners Mind

Beginners mind in relationships This series of blog posts focuses on some of my reflections on the nine foundational attitudes of mindfulness and how they relate to interpersonal relationships. This week is an exploration of beginner’s mind. The longer we know somebody, often the less we pay attention. Instead, we rely on our assumptions [...]

By |2018-06-01T09:20:07+00:00June 1st, 2018|attitude, Mindfulness, relationships|0 Comments

Helen – My mindfulness journey

My mindfulness journey.  I’ve taken a while to decide where to start this story.  Breaking with tradition I’m beginning in the middle when I went along to an introduction to meditation at Newcastle Buddhist Centre in 2001.  I’d just broken up with my partner and had moved back to Tyneside.  I was ready for [...]

9 Attitudes of Mindfulness | Deepening practice | Trust

Trust The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. ― Ernest Hemingway Honour your own feelings and intuition without discounting them or writing them off because some authority or some group of people think or say differently. Practice taking responsibility for being yourself and learn to listen [...]

By |2018-04-09T09:53:16+00:00April 5th, 2018|kindness, Meditation, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The additional benefits of practicing mindfulness with others

Five benefits of practicing mindfulness in a group Mindfulness is often perceived as a solitary act, an unfolding of awareness of our true selves.  Indeed, mindfulness meditation involves dedicating time and space to being a witness to your thoughts, physical sensations and emotions.  There are a plethora of books, recordings and apps available for [...]

By |2018-03-29T13:02:53+00:00March 26th, 2018|Meditation, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|0 Comments