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The Relaxing Practice You Should Make Sure You're Doing On Vacation, meditation, mindfulness

The Relaxing Practice You Should Make Sure You're Doing On Vacation, meditation, mindfulness | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Travel-proofing your meditation is easier that you think. The motto is, "Do something at least every couple of days." This is enough to keep you going through travel time and to pick up your daily routine once back home....
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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 (MSC), Birmingham, UK – Spring 2017 - CMSC

8-week Mindful Self-Compassion Course (MSC), Birmingham, UK – Spring 2017 - CMSC | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
8-Week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Course – Birmingham Thursdays from 19:00 – 21:00 Apr 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; Jun 1 + Day of Mindfulness (optional) Available Qty: 15
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8-Week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Course – Birmingham Thursdays from 19:00 – 21:00 Apr 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; Jun 1 + Day of Mindfulness (optional)
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Mindfulness-Based Living Course Intensive - Henley-on-Thames - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

Mindfulness-Based Living Course Intensive - Henley-on-Thames - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
We are helping facilitate a 16-hour Mindfulness-Based Living Course (MBLC) in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire March 2017. Dates: Saturday March 25 & April 29 2017 Times: 8:30am to 5:30pm Cost: £195 (includes lunch & light refreshments) Venue: St. Katherine Parmoor Retreat House Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6NN Book here:
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Forthcoming mindfulness course in Oxfordshire March 2017
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How to Be More Compassionate at Work - Mindful

How to Be More Compassionate at Work - Mindful | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
How compassion can short-circuit stressors in the workplace.
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career: Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain 06-08

career: Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain 06-08 | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Mindfulness Can Literally Change Brain.#Mindfulness,#Brain, #BehavioralScience,#Wellness,#stress,#HBR,#NeuroScience,http://t.co/RPGqUTQTbe
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Mental Meteorology: How Noticing Your Thoughts Leads to Healthier Habits of Mind - Mindful

Mental Meteorology: How Noticing Your Thoughts Leads to Healthier Habits of Mind - Mindful | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Our mental habits can be both useful and far from useful—to start sorting out the difference we first have to notice them.
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Don’t Believe Everything You Think
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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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7 People You Will Lose In Your LIfe -- And How To Cope

7 People You Will Lose In Your LIfe -- And How To Cope | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Dani Shapiro, author of Devotion and
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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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15 Strategies to Get Someone Out of Your Head

15 Strategies to Get Someone Out of Your Head | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
We work hard to remove toxicity from our lives. But we put little effort into trying to remove toxic thoughts from our minds.
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A 5-Minute Breathing Meditation To Cultivate Mindfulness - Mindful

A 5-Minute Breathing Meditation To Cultivate Mindfulness - Mindful | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
Reduce stress, anxiety, and negative emotions, cool yourself down when your temper flares, and sharpen your concentration skills.
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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology | Living Mindfulness & Compassion | Scoop.it
You'll need pen, paper, and a silencer for cynicism.
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Gratitude is a an attitudal foundation of mindfulness.
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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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New course offerings for 2017

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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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8-Week Mindfulness Based Living Course begins September 2016 - About MBLC - Mindfulness & Self Compassion Centre

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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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