Author Archives: Jane Negrych

Jane Negrych works for the Mindfulness Association as a member of their Core Management Team, running and managing their Membership program. She also teaches on their Mindfulness and Compassion courses within the UK, while delivering the 8-week MBLC at home in Ireland. She has completed her MSc in Mindfulness Studies with the University of Aberdeen

Yeah but... (The Self Critic)

Yeah but… (The Self Critic)

I was speaking with a colleague the other day who seems to have it all. Whenever I teach with her, I am always completely smitten by her eloquence, warmth, humour and breadth of knowledge and…
Strong Roots

Strong Roots

Sometimes, life gives you just what you need, and the other day, this beautiful image of a tree and Malay proverb appeared on my screen.  It was definitely what I needed!! After leaving my day…
Mindfulness of Body

Mindfulness of Body

I have been travelling a lot lately and with travel comes all sorts of aches and pains through stress and cramped quarters- whether it be rushing to catch a train, a tight plane seat or…
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Calling all MBLC Teachers….

We are so pleased and excited to announce the launch of the Mindfulness Association’s Teacher Membership! “Teaching Mindfulness is the coolest job in the world” Mindfulness Teachers rejoice! We have the coolest job in the…
Resilience...

Resilience…

75% of all people will experience some trauma at some point of their life (Hepp U, Gamma A, Milos G, et al. 2006). Whether it be a childhood trauma, an accident, bullying or abuse, the…
To Hold and To Be Held

To Hold and To Be Held

This coming weekend there’s going to be a party in my house. Usually, I like parties. I enjoy planning the menu, prepping the house and feeling the buzz about the place. However, this party that…
A Measure of Light

A Measure of Light

Over the past weeks, for a number of reasons that are too tedious to get into, I have been grounded. And by grounded, I don’t mean in the ideal state of being grounded and stable.…
To Remember...

To Remember…

When the Mindfulness Association mentioned the possibility of running our Level 1 Mindfulness: Being Present course as an online course, I felt a bit cautious. I have done quite a bit of online teaching in…