Midsummer Mindful Mile |

Midsummer Mindful Mile Last Sunday Mindful Therapies ran the first Midsummer Mindful Mile at the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside.  We warned people to come prepared for British weather and we were very glad that we did! The walk began at 8pm - the rain began at about 6pm! There is still sponsor money to come in [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:16+00:00June 27th, 2016|Meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

My Mindful Colonoscopy

Finding The Pleasant in the Unpleasant A couple of weeks ago I experienced a colonoscopy. Like most people I don't particularly relish the thought of an invasive medical procedure. However, throughout the experience I was able to find elements that were pleasant. In almost any circumstances we may be able to use our mindfulness practice [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:18+00:00March 29th, 2016|anxiety, Mindfulness, reflection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Xmas survival tips from Danielle

Simple hacks to enjoy xmas 1) Thoughts are not facts – When you put some space between you & your reaction it can change your relationship to your thoughts. if you’re stuck on a negative thought you can ask yourself: * Is it true? * Is it absolutely true? * How does this thought make [...]

By |2015-12-23T17:24:06+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Christmas, Gratitude, Mindfulness|1 Comment

Hindrances to Meditation Part 2: Anger and Ill-Will

We are currently looking at the five traditional hindrances to meditation. These are five challenges that often come up, and seem to get in the way of our meditation practice. These are: craving and desire; anger and ill-will; restlessness and anxiety; sloth and torpor; and doubt and indecision. This week we will be exploring the [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:33:21+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Anger, anxiety, Meditation, Mindfulness|1 Comment
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