Place of Serenity | Treasure of mindfulness

The Priceless Treasure of Mindfulness

By Yvette | 17/01/2015

Learning to be mindful is like being given a huge treasure chest – a treasure of mindfulness As many times as you dip into it, there is always something new you learn about yourself and there are always different ways to be inspired. So how does mindfulness help? I asked this recently to some of…

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Manic Monday

Is it another manic Monday?

By Yvette | 08/12/2014

You know the kind of manic Monday – you jump out of bed and you already feel stressed and overwhelmed at the week ahead. As you’re in the shower, you’re anticipating the day – work, clients, children, extras like shopping at lunchtime and more tasks when you arrive home in the evening. Your mind jumps…

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Mindfulness Round-up

By Yvette | 07/12/2014

This week’s round-up highlights one key point about being mindful – that it empowers you and you can choose  how you think. I love the versatility of mindfulness! Want More Sparkle in your Life? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, December brings us the darker evenings yet we’re surrounded by light. Glittering high street illuminations, Christmas…

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Multi-tasking

Multitasking is Bad for your Health

By Yvette | 05/12/2014

Many of us live extremely busy lives and multitasking seems to be the norm in the workplace these days. Even if you work for yourself, you may well find yourself bogged down in multitasking as a range of responsibilities falls to you. Multitasking as the norm We call it ‘multitasking’, as we rush around appearing…

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Manage your mind

How to Manage Your Mind

By Yvette | 03/12/2014

Every day we each have an average of 17,000 thoughts How do we manage that amount of mind traffic? How do you manage your mind? Most of the time we’re carried along by the force of emotions, habits and conditioning. When good things happen, we’re too busy to fully enjoy them and are rushing on…

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A Week of Mindfulness

A Week of Mindfulness

By Yvette | 30/11/2014

Catch up on a week of Mindfulness ideas. Choose what works for you to experience more peace and calm. One step at a time! Mindfulness is about being present and alert to what you normally take for granted or overlook. By becoming more mindful, you are becoming more connected to your life, more aware of…

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Place of Serenity | stress-free day with smiles

A Stress-free Day with Smiles!

By Yvette | 24/11/2014

Sometimes you might be experiencing overload at work. You may not always be enjoying your most stress-free of days and smiles may be low on the agenda too. But have a go at this – Try holding a pen in-between your teeth, without lips touching. What do you find yourself doing? Smiling of course! It…

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