My definition of Mindfulness
What is Mindfulness? Well, for me and my clients Mindfulness is the ideal way to give yourself head space, time to think and time to look after your emotional well-being. To buy food, pay the mortgage or go on holiday we need a healthy bank account. In the same way we need an emotional bank balance. If our emotional bank account is empty then we find it difficult to deal with tough challenges - we get overwhelmed and feel out of control. What you learn from regular Mindfulness practice is that your emotional bank balance builds up - so that when you are hit with those tough challenges, you are more stable and able to deal with them.
My view of why Mindfulness is important
Why is Mindfulness important? Our busy, full lives leave us little time or space to think - no wonder we are often anxious, under stress, tired – angry even. For most clients I see it’s about the need to be in the present, to stop feeling overwhelmed and to remain in control even when the outside world is in chaos. I share Mindfulness as an ART:
A - Awareness of what you hold
R – Realisation of what that’s doing to you
T – Transformation through techniques and practice.
What I need from my Mindfulness clients
To realise the benefits of Mindfulness I will ask you to STOP. This is the best way to get the most from your sessions. The aim being to start with 5 minutes of Mindfulness every day, five separate minutes a day. Yes, the 5 a day challenge – are you up for it?!
One complimentary 1-2-1 discovery session is open to anyone who wants to get an idea of what it’s like to incorporate Mindfulness in your life or in your business. During our 20-minute session we’ll explore where you are and what you are looking for.
You’ll get a good idea of what it’s like to work with me, and it gives me chance to understand you a little better too. You can ask any questions you might have about Mindfulness, or about me, then decide if you’d like to go ahead. There’s no hard sell – I only work with people who really want to work with me.
Discovery sessions take place by phone, Skype or Zoom.
You’ll easily be able to fit the techniques I teach you into your daily schedule – no matter how busy you are. It’s a safe environment where you can explore things you can mould to work for you in your everyday life. To re-programme the mind, we need to begin with small steps because if something is easy, we are more likely to do it. The aim being to start with 5 minutes of mindfulness every day, five separate minutes a day.
I’ll teach you how to:
1. Concentrate on the moment without thinking about the past or worrying about the future
2. Focus on your thoughts, feelings and surroundings, without judging what pops into your mind
3. Reduce stress and anxiety
4. Think more creatively
5. Be more open to change
And even small changes can create huge, positive impact!
Please choose from:
1:1 Introduction to Mindfulness
1:1 Mindfulness for Relaxation
1:1 Mindfulness for Health
1:1 Mindfulness for Stress Reduction and Anxiety
Mindfulness Online Course
Please get in touch to book a 1:1 online course via telephone, webinar, Skype or Zoom.
Mindfulness Group Online Course
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Mindful Leadership Training
When you are a people manager, it is common to have feelings of fatigue and stress. Feeling alone and frightened, not able to trust others, are sometimes part of a leadership journey. Accepting vulnerability and building resilience is the new way to lead.
Mindfulness is very effective in leadership development and techniques are popular with efficient leaders. Think how liberating and empowering that will be for you as a leader.
For Mindfulness in leadership development, Mindfulness for executives and Mindfulness for business leaders, please get in touch .
Mindfulness Training for Business
I’ve delivered many Mindfulness training sessions to organisations of all sizes over the years. My experience includes:
Mindfulness for Teams, Departments and Organisations
Mindfulness for the Health Sector
Mindfulness in the Public Sector
Please get in touch with your enquiry and to discuss training specifics.
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