Mindfulness in Nature

One thing I think a lot of us forget is that we are all part of nature. I think it’s so easy to forget how connected we are to the natural environment and how important that is for our wellbeing. So many studies have shown the link between nature and wellbeing. Our health is intimately interlinked […]

Mindfulness and anxiety

Often when we start practicing mindfulness we might start to become more aware of the experience of anxiety. We start to notice the physical sensations of anxiety more in our bodies. Perhaps butterflies in your stomach, short and shallow breathing or our heart beating faster or harder. So many times I have heard people that […]

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness isn’t just about being in the now, or living in the moment. Mindfulness is a particular way of paying attention to the present moment. With intention and with certain attitudes, such as non-judgement, acceptance, curiosity and non-doing. Mindfulness can be practiced in formal meditations where we train our minds to focus on one object, such […]

Non-judgement and Mindfulness

Non-judgement is a key principle of mindfulness and it can really effect how we see things, and therefore our experience. As we begin to practice mindfulness we start to notice how quick the mind is to automatically label things in terms of good and bad, likes and dislikes of our experiences. It’s like the mind […]