The Living Well with Kindness Event, on Saturday the 5th of March 2022, is brought to you by the founders of MindfulnessUK and Anahata Yoga Centre. This new and unique event brings together a wide range of experienced mindfulness and yoga therapy teachers and inspiring speakers, providing a number of insightful and supportive talks, practices, expert panel discussions and Q&A sessions throughout the day.
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Mindfulness and Compassion, and why I wrote a book about it
It excites me to consider all the teaching of practices and the skillful inquiry that is being offered as a result of people reading my book and putting all that is learnt into practice. The ripple effect of enabling others to gain insights and make sustainable changes warms my heart every single day and I encourage you to try it for yourselves and reap the rich, deep rewards that it yields.
What It Means to Win an Award
Wining the silver award in the Southern England Business Woman of the Year category at the National Business Woman’s Awards is recognition for all the work that we have been doing at MindfulnessUK. This award is for the whole team and everyone that supports us. MindfulnessUK started when I decided to leave the NHS as …
I Wouldn’t Call Being Adopted Lucky
It’s National Adoption Week, and a call to arms to those who could become parents to a child in need, but also to the government to ensure the support for these children is lifelong. In this latest blog our tutor Kate Elliott tells you all about her experience and how mindfulness and compassion have supported her.
Angie Ward’s Seven Year Anniversary!
Having come from a health, social care, and teaching background, I completely lost my mojo with it and promised myself I would never teach anything other than dance ever again, I was unprepared to feel my passion for teaching others re-ignite in 2014. This is how! I completed my 8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course …
Blessed To Belong
Being part of a Mindfulness community is wonderful, nurturing and supportive. It’s somewhere to connect with others and belong. It’s natural to seek out safe spaces and like minded people, we are in truth predisposed in our wish to have these families or associations. It’s also a creative way to grow and develop our mindfulness …
MindfulnessUK is hiring!
This new team member will help fulfil MindfulnessUK’s vision of developing a kinder society through their enthusiasm and skills for systems innovation, appreciate the importance of building a compassionate mindful community, ensuring the company operations flow smoothly and economically and upskilling others to do this life-enhancing work through the delivery of teacher training.
Is Your Mind Your Friend?
When I started mindfulness practices I was constantly being told, and then told myself, that my mind was a ‘distraction’, something that would inevitably interrupt my practice and something I had to guard against. Without realising it I had set up an oppositional relationship with my mind, at least as far as practice was concerned. This isn’t helpful!
How Mindfulness Can Help You When Feeling Overwhelmed
I work with leaders and managers in many differing types of organisations but one comment I hear regularly, from all levels is “I am overwhelmed!”. This has been common for many years but I think this may be yet another fall-out from Covid which is exacerbating this issue. In modern business life, indeed perhaps in …
Introducing Kate Elliott our new Compassionate Mindful Resilience Course Tutor
Meet Kate Elliott our new Compassionate Mindful Resilience tutor. This course is designed to support those who care for others. As a single adoptive mum, to a lovely little girl who experienced neglect in her early childhood, I feel so lucky to have mindfulness as a tool to navigate the challenges that parenting a child with developmental trauma throws in the way.