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Mindfulness & Self Compassion can help you to be more present, live more, love more, laugh more.
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8-week Mindful Self Compassion Course Cheltenham

8-week Mindful Self Compassion Course Cheltenham | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
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Forthcoming course I am co-teaching
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Emp2-hour Intro to Mindfulness in Henley-on-Thames

Emp2-hour Intro to Mindfulness in Henley-on-Thames | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
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2017 Forthcoming Courses - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

2017 Forthcoming Courses - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Courses in Birmingham, West Midlands i 2017: 8-Week Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC) Course – Birmingham Thursdays from 19:00 – 21:00 Jan 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16; Mar 2, 9 + Day of Mindfulness (optional) (no session during half-term)   8-Week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Course – Birmingham Thursdays from 19:00 – 21:00 Apr
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8-Week Mindfulness Based Living Course begins September 2016 - About MBLC - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

8-Week Mindfulness Based Living Course begins September 2016 - About MBLC - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
The Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC) has been developed based on the work of international mindfulness teacher Rob Nairn. The course is similar to other mindfulness based courses, such as MBCT or MBSR, but it also includes methods for nurturing self-compassion and compassion for others. The aims of MBLC is to help individuals develop an in-depth
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134 Activities to Add to Your Self-Care Plan

134 Activities to Add to Your Self-Care Plan | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
We need a self-care routine to ensure we are our best for ourselves and others. Here are 134 self-care activities from GoodTherapy.org to add to your plan.
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A Basic Meditation to Tame Your Inner Critic - Mindful

A Basic Meditation to Tame Your Inner Critic - Mindful | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
An in-the-moment exercise for confronting the nagging voice in your head.
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Forget Self-Esteem—Try Self-Compassion Instead

Forget Self-Esteem—Try Self-Compassion Instead | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Boosting your ego won’t make you feel better. Instead, try talking to yourself like you would your best friend.
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Has mindfulness helped improve your mental health? Share your story

Has mindfulness helped improve your mental health? Share your story | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
As a study suggests that mindfulness can control depression as effectively as drugs, we want to hear how it’s changed your life – for better or worse
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How has mindfulness helped you? The Guardian would like to know. All the details are here...
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4 Core Mind Habits Helped by Mindfulness

4 Core Mind Habits Helped by Mindfulness | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
What is your Mind Habit? Habits become autopilot when they are 1) in some way rewarding (increase pleasure or decrease pain) and 2) practice
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Self-Appreciation: The Flip Side of Self-Compassion - Neff

Self-Appreciation: The Flip Side of Self-Compassion - Neff | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s more difficult to see what’s right about ourselves than what’s wrong. For some of us even thinking about our positive traits makes us uncomfortable.
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The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study

The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Strong relationships with friends, and especially spouses, may protect you against chronic disease and mental decline, and other lessons from the Harvard Study of Adult Development.
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6 Ways to Start Practicing Self-Compassion — Even If You Believe You’re Undeserving

6 Ways to Start Practicing Self-Compassion — Even If You Believe You’re Undeserving | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
For many of us being kind to ourselves is hard. It’s hard even when we’re struggling -- and need compassion most. Instead, we get mad. We tell ourselves to buc
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We give ourselves compassion not to feel good but because it's hard.
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Carrying the Weight of Your Life - Self Compassion Break

Carrying the Weight of Your Life - Self Compassion Break | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Life is hard, we can learn and practice a self compassion break to help us to put down that which weighs heavy on us.
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What are you carrying? #mindfulness #selfcompassion
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Let's put the things that matter first

Let's put the things that matter first | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. We want a society that prioritises the things that really matter. Join us and help spread happiness - at home, at work or in your community
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Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre - Learn Mindfulness & Self Compassion in the Midlands

Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre - Learn Mindfulness & Self Compassion in the Midlands | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Mindfulness meditation training courses MBCT for managing stress, anxiety, depression in Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Solihull and Stratford upon Avon in the West Midlands.
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New courses for Winter / Spring 2016-2017

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Mindfulness based cognitive therapy course Solihull

8-week small group mindfulness course beginning in June in Knowle, Solihull. Two places available for MBCT course in Solihull June start. 

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Two places available for MBCT course in Solihull June start. 

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This Is Your Brain On Meditation And Prayer

This Is Your Brain On Meditation And Prayer | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Here's what's behind the amazing physical and mental health benefits of the practice.
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What Does Mindfulness Meditation Do to Your Brain?

What Does Mindfulness Meditation Do to Your Brain? | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
As you read this, wiggle your toes. Feel the way they push against your shoes, and the weight of your feet on the floor. Really think about what your feet feel like right now - their heaviness.
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Brain imaging techniques are revealing that this ancient practice can profoundly change the way different regions of the brain communicate with each other – and therefore how we think – permanently.
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The benefits of Mindful Meditation. 

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Self-Criticism or Self-Compassion: Which Works Best?

Self-Criticism or Self-Compassion: Which Works Best? | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Do you ever hear a little voice chattering away in your head that fills you with self-doubt? You know the one.
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Learning to be kind to yourself is a practice.
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9 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion When You Have Depression

9 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion When You Have Depression | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
When you’re struggling with depression, the last thing you want to do is be self-compassionate. But this is precisely what can help.
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When you’re struggling with depression, the last thing you want to do is be self-compassionate. But this is precisely what can help.
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Sneaky Rumination: Replaying Conversations in My Head

Sneaky Rumination: Replaying Conversations in My Head | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
After you speak to someone, even if they’re not a stranger, do you find yourself replaying the conversation in your head afterwards? Do you pore over what you s
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I know I do this a lot. With mindfulness you learn to let thoughts be thoughts that cone and go.
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Overcome These Five Obstacles to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice - Mindful

Overcome These Five Obstacles to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice - Mindful | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Elisha Goldstein suggests ways you can sustain your mindfulness practice in the face of difficulties.
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Barriers are gateways to develop your practice.
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Barriers are gateways to develop your practice.
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Unloved Daughters: 4 Tips to Make Self-Compassion Easier

Unloved Daughters: 4 Tips to Make Self-Compassion Easier | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Why is it so hard to turn off that critical voice in your head? Taking a close look at self-criticism—and how self-compassion can help.
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Why is it so hard to turn off that critical voice in your head? Taking a close look at self-criticism—and how self-compassion can help.
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