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Time to Stare

Mo says… Over the last five years I have realised how precious time is. I have rushed about. I have made use of every minute I’ve had in a day. Never giving myself the opportunity to sit and stare and

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Depression: ‘a cold of the soul’

An article appeared on the BBC News website a few days ago that caught our attention. “How Japan Came to Believe in Depression” describes how an entire society came to appreciate the existence and intractability of depression. Just by being

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Overcoming OCD on a long walk

This week, the BBC website had a lovely inspiration article about Tom Clancy, a man with severe OCD who has been tackling the 1,200 mile walk from John O’ Groats to Land’s End for charity. He has had to deal

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Applying Mindfulness to Addiction

John Aldridge, a therapist at Rehab 4 Alcoholism has written a great guide on how mindfulness can specifically be applied to the treatment of addiction. Here’s an extract: “Buddhism teachings state that humans hold onto desires and objects that ultimately

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Cinnabar Training workshop inspires mindfulness tool for Mind clients

Our Mindfulness workshop in February was attended by Peterborough and Fenland Mind, who have since used the information to create a great new resource for their group workshops. This resource introduces mindfulness and provides practical ideas for clients for use,

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Relaxation concern grips potential workshop attendees

We’ve had a number of people say that they don’t want to come to the mindfulness workshop because “it’ll be all about relaxing and meditation”. Meditation and relaxation techniques are just some of the tools that people can use in

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Using Mindfulness in Counselling workshop: 16/04/16

Join us for a fun and practical, interactive day looking at mindfulness – what it is and how you can apply it in your practice. Reserve your seat! This workshop will give you the chance to practice new skills and take part

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