Notice nature

Simple Mindfulness – Notice Nature!

By Yvette | 18/04/2015

Notice Nature One of the simplest things to do to become more mindful is to notice nature. You can be mindful of: Your own breath The tasks you are doing before you The story-telling that your mind is getting caught up in Yet all the time, nature is happening outside your window. It’s there on…

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Mini moments of meditation

Mini Moments of Meditation

By Yvette | 14/03/2015

Sometimes you need to escape overwhelming negative thoughts or stress at work. Here is how with some mini moments of meditation: ‘Restrooms’ For many people a quick escape for some peace may mean visiting the loo! And why not? If you are at work, sometimes this is the only place for a bit of peace!…

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The mini resources guide to mindfulness

Your Mini Resources Guide to Mindfulness

By Yvette | 12/12/2014

Your Mini Resources Guide to Mindfulness Maybe you are just getting started with Mindfulness or you have recently completed a course. So I have put together a Mini Resources Guide to Mindfulness for you to dip into. You can follow up on some of these books to get started with and learn more about the…

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The Power of Quiet

By Yvette | 10/12/2014

‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’ is Susan Cain‘s best-selling publication from 2012, highlighting the power of quiet. Cain has sparked a huge amount of interest as she highlights the power of quiet. She focuses on fundamental aspects of all our personalities. Are you introvert or extrovert or somewhere…

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I Can't Get to Sleep

Helpful Tips for When I Can’t Get to Sleep!

By Yvette | 26/11/2014

Insomnia is any kind of poor sleep that affects the quality of your life. Most of us go through times in our lives when we experience this. I can’t get to sleep! If you have a baby or young children, you will be familiar with sleep deprivation. Alternatively, you may be going through a time…

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World peace!

Who Wants World Peace?

By Yvette | 17/09/2014

Yes?! We all do. And world peace begins with each of us! World Peace You can be peaceful, calm and aware in your work, with your family and in your relationships. Who benefits? You, your work; all areas of your life! Number one reason why you may not be an ambassador for peace right now?…

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How to be idle and blessed

How To Be Idle and Blessed

By Yvette | 25/06/2014

Be Idle and Blessed   ‘… I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass, how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields, which is what I have been doing all day. Tell me, what else should I have…

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Negative emotions when you meditate

Negative Emotions when you Meditate

By Yvette | 04/03/2014

Negative emotions when you meditate When I teach my courses in Mindfulness and Meditation, those new to it can be surprised or even overwhelmed by the depth of emotions they feel. Quite often you may not know where these emotions have come from and it feels confusing and scary. It’s not unusual to experience what…

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Is there anybody there?

Is There Anybody There?

By Yvette | 28/01/2014

I’ve always loved this atmospheric poem by Walter de la Mere.   The Listeners by Walter de la Mere (1873-1956) ‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller, Knocking on the moonlit door; And his horse in the silence champ’d the grasses Of the forest’s ferny floor: And a bird flew up out of the turret,…

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