Mindful Me

Mindful Me

Who Are You? Ah there you are I can see you Trying to hide amongst the pretence of a calm exterior This living puppet acting out a play of a life strings pulled this way and that making me dizzy with your mischief What stories have you today to torture me with? How many stories…

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New PodCast Series – Mindful Lives

Head over to our NEW Podcast Channel  – https://mindfulnessassociation.podbean.com/ In this new series of PodCasts, Heather and Helen will be interviewing people about their mindful lives. Be sure to check in each week to listen to the podcast. The first podcast in Mindful Lives – is with Alan Hughes, Tutor and Mindfulness Association Headquarters team…

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Mindful Immersion

Recently I have become aware of activities that I do that become a complete immersion, away from my habitual, incessant thinking patterns. Anything that is powerful enough to enable me to become totally present and not drown in my ruminations about the past, worries about the future and self-criticism comes along like a sigh of…

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Stepping into Your Compassionate Power

Online Practice Day Sunday 21st June 2020, 10am – 4pm Led by Choden THIS PRACTICE DAY IS NOW FULLY BOOKED, TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST PLEASE CONTACT INFO@MINDFULNESSASSOCIATION.NET STEPPING INTO YOUR COMPASSIONATE POWER This retreat day is inspired by the wisdom of the great bodhisattva of compassion, Chenrezig (Avalokitsvara).  We will explore how…

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Effortless Being

Online Practice Day Saturday 9th May 2020, 10am – 4pm Led by Fay Adams On this retreat we will practice with the wisdom expressed in this Zen proverb: ‘Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself’. Most of us have habits written deeply into our mind and body which have us…

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Online Practice Day – Doing Less and Being More

Doing Less and Being More: An exploration of Resting 16th August 10am – 4pm Led by Heather Regan-Addis   One of the key stages of our mindfulness sitting practice is resting and resting in the midst of our experience is also the key practice in the insight training. However, when we intend to rest the…