A second mindfulness strategy, which may be a new coping mechanism, is to open up and turn towards challenges in a healthy way.
Meditation teacher Shinzen Young gives a very clear way to think about how mindfulness can be helpful when challenges come up.
When we reflect on the expectations we have of ourselves, we might notice that we often tend to set the bar pretty high.
This week’s blog is a contribution by Michelle Morris: When I was a young child I would imagine going to a place with animals that I loved, this gave me a deep feeling of calm and safety. We all have the capacity to create positive mental images and positive mental talk, which can trigger positive emotional body […]
‘A good meditation is one you have done.’ Shinzen Young Even though meditation is now practised in all kinds of settings, from schools to hospitals to large corporations, it’s still often surrounded by a sense of the arcane. Someone who meditates might be seen as very ‘Zen’, engaged in some mysterious pursuit which evokes images […]