Don’t Fall into the Self-Esteem Trap: Try a Little Self-Kindness

Striving for self-esteem is about trying hard to feel special, above average. It’s absurd. We don’t need to feel extra-special or over the top. We need to touch who we really are in any given moment. Read more…

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Mindfulness Principles – how to ‘let go and let be’.

A key principle of Mindfulness is ‘letting go’. Learning how to let go, and sit with the present moment is at the core of mindful living. ‘Holding on’, and ‘letting go’ occurs in both the physical, muscular sense and also … Continue reading

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What does work-life balance mean in the age of the Internet?

For many, the New Year period brings with it renewed motivation to set goals and implement strategies for living a ‘better life’. Time off from the busyness of the previous year can be a brilliant time to consider new ways … Continue reading

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Wellbeing – It’s a Learned Skill

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How Science Reveals That “Well-Being” Is a Skill – World-renowned neuroscientist Richie Davidson on the scientific factors that shape well-being.

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Mindfulness of Anger

Take three minutes and try this mindfulness practice for dealing with anger, one of our strongest emotions.   By Margaret Cullen, Gonzalo Brito Pons and Mindful Staff | January 25, 2016, Illustration by Michael Woloschino.   Anger—it has an awesome power. Just think back to the … Continue reading

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