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How mindfulness can help anxiety

Anxiety can have a debilitating effect on your life; from the out and out cold fear you feel every day that something terrible is going to happen, to the physical symptoms of chest pain, shoulder and neck tension, headaches, nausea, palpitations and clamminess.

If you suffer from severe anxiety you’ll know that finding anything that can help even reduce symptoms a tiny bit would be a godsend.

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Using mindfulness and technology – iMuse, a six week case study

I wrote a post a while ago about using vibro acoustic technology in mindfulness after I was offered a taster session. The taster session was exploring how using this sensory experience could help develop a mindful practice, or even help improve mental health.

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Using mindfulness in times of difficulty

Many mindfulness practitioners will tell you the most challenging time to keep their mindfulness practice going is when the going gets tough.

When we are going through a difficult time it can be really hard to remember to breathe, to find the time to meditate and to remember all the teaching about letting go of thoughts non judgementally.

 

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Why being kind to yourself is really important

Kindness. It’s something we often hear in relation to other people isn’t it? Be kind to others.  Have compassion for those in greater need than yourself. Offer kindness to those around you.

But when we start thinking about the kindness and compassion we offer ourselves, we often discover we’re pretty low down on our own list of priorities

Why do we put ourselves last?

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365 Days of Mindful Eating

Note: This post should have been posted the week I started eating mindfully – or trying to, but things have got in the way of me posting. So I’ve moved on a bit since then but new updates will be coming soon.

Well after a year of fretting over turning 40, my 41st year is going to be much more positive.

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Using vibro acoustic technology in mindfulness

You may be totally phased now by the title of this post…what even is vibro acoustic technology?

Good question

The answer, in a nutshell, is that it’s sound, vibrations and images (the images affected by the vibrations and the sound and your voice and movements if you choose to interact that way), all pulled together into a space that you spend time in. The result is that this technology can help you relax, be mindful, feel calmer and has been used as a mindfulness therapy for people with mental health issues.

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