Breathing intro and 10 second re-boot (video)

A short intro to mindful breathing – a core skill in mindfulness practice. Also introduces a quick de-stress technique. Included in the Taster and Manage Workplace Stress courses.

Helping each other with mental health problems at work

Whilst things are improving, there is still a stigma about talking about or admitting to having a mental health problem. The fact is that 1 in 4 of us will …

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Using Kindness at Work

Kindness is not a word we hear a lot in today’s over-busy workplaces. Wellbeing is up there as a concept, but I’m not sure it resonates with many people. It’s …

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Happiness from within

In the light of Happiness Day, here are my three top tips, and an offer to take our mindfulness Taster course at half price. The key message is this – …

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Keeping the practice going in daily life (video)

An answer to a student’s question on how to bring your practice off the cushion and into daily life. In particular, Simon explains how mindfulness helps us tune in to …

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How to say no, nicely

With today’s relentless workload, sometimes the best thing for your mental health and productivity, is to say no. Being assertive means standing up for yourself, or others, and communicating what …

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Science of mindfulness (video)

A short intro to the science of mindfulness – how the brain changes, so that we can learn to react to stress differently. Included in the Taster and Manage Workplace …

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Avoiding disappointment

We live with two motivations: avoiding what we don’t want, and seeking what we do want. Inherent to this approach is disappointment, failure, loss, self-criticism and depression. So why do …

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How mindfulness works (video)

A simple animated video that begins to show how we can re-programme our brain, to react to stress differently. Part of the Starter kit available as part of the Free …

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So you think this is real?

What we take to be real out there, is almost entirely created in here, in our minds, using a very small amount of live sense data.  We’re not seeing infrared, magnetic fields, or …

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