My Mindfulness Practice

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Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Compassion: Universally Misunderstood

People can be frightened of compassion because they think it is a weakness or an indulgence. This is largely because they don’t understand it and don’t recognise the enormous value … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is Your Brain on Mindfulness Meditation – Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress. Sourced through from: Change … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Soften, Soothe, Allow… | HeartWorks

Bringing our practice off the cushion and into our everyday life is where MSC practices really come into their own. Sourced through from: Learning to approach difficulty with … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Forgiveness Can Be Bittersweet

Know that I forgive you completely and hold no bad feelings for you. I wish you well. Forgiveness leaves us both free to move on Sourced through from: http://www.onbeing.orgContinue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Go Easy on Yourself, a New Wave of Research Urges

A new area of psychological research suggests that self-compassion, a measure of how kindly people view themselves, may be the first step toward better health. Sourced through from: … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Patterns of the Mind: Neurology of Mindfulness – Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

In this video Bruce Lipton discusses how practices like mindfulness can help improve brain function and superlearning. Sourced through from: New blog post on how mindfulness changes the … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Turn Self-Hatred into Self-Compassion

Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW – Self-hatred, which often forms in childhood, can manifest in a variety of destructive ways. The antidote? Self-compassion. Sourced through from: Self compassion changes … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

8 Creative Techniques to Cope with Painful Emotions

Many of us have a hard time coping with negative emotions. This makes sense. “Painful feelings like anxiety, sadness, anger and shame tap into the parts of our brain that … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book a Mindfulness Course l mindfulness courses

Our mindfulness and self compassion meditation course plan run each consecutive week for the duration of the course. Sourced through from: Forthcoming 8-week courses in Birmingham, Leamington & … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment