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About Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness?

“Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally”
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Founder of modern, secular mindfulness

Mindfulness teaches techniques that enable you to be fully aware in the present moment, shifting your wandering mind away from dwelling in the past and from anxiety about the future. Through increasing your awareness, you can learn to observe your feelings and emotions objectively and without judgment towards yourself or others, and change the way you think about and respond to events in your life.

Mindfulness History

Mindfulness Explained

Mindfulness, as taught today, is a modern, non-religious practice that is accessible to everyone. While it has been developed in its current form for less than 50 years, the techniques can be found in ancient traditions, including Buddhism. More recently, Mindfulness has evolved with different branches dealing primarily with stress reduction, depression or pain management. (more…)

Mindfulness Techniques

How To Do It

Everything we do in life can be done mindlessly (without awareness) or mindfully (with awareness). Mindful practice involves a wide range of practical techniques including mindful breathing, mindful movement, scanning bodily sensations, listening to sounds and observing the thoughts and feelings that flow through our minds and bodies. (more…)

Mindfulness Research

Health Benefits

Mindfulness is an effective practice, proven to reduce the suffering associated with physical and mental pain, stress and depression. Mindfulness teaches you that pain naturally comes and goes. You learn to observe it, rather than getting caught up in it and, as you do so, something remarkable happens. It begins to melt away! (more…)

Classes, Courses & Coaching

Mindfulness Class

Mindfulness Taster Classes

Join the Mindfulness Taster class to understand what mindfulness is, where it comes from, its effectiveness for a wide range of emotional and physical conditions and to experience it directly through practice led by an experienced teacher. (more…)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course provides a gentle but in-depth introduction to some of the most significant aspects of mindfulness practice and incorporates key teachings from the nationally recognised MBSR programme, with a particular emphasis on managing anxiety, stress and emotional or physical pain. (more…)

Mindful Course

Mindfulness Now Course

The Mindfulness Now course is a groundbreaking flagship course. It provides thorough training in all major aspects of mindfulness practice. It was developed by the UK College of Mindfulness Meditation and incorporates aspects of the nationally-recognised Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course and the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy course. It also includes some unique original content that is not found in other mindfulness programmes. Mindfulness Now is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

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Mindful Coaching

Mindfulness 1-2-1 Coaching

Bringing awareness, listening and skillful questioning together, mindful coaching provides personal one-to-one support for individuals with a wide range of needs and challenges. (more…)

Mindful Group

Mindfulness Graduate Meetings (Coming Soon)

Graduate meetings are aimed at those who have previously undertaken a course or have learned mindfulness with any qualified teacher. The meetings provide an easy and affordable way to access further teaching and an opportunity to continue to practice with other experienced students. (more…)

Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement Classes

This class focuses on the body as a gateway to mindfulness and consists of very gentle yoga and other movements performed in both standing and sitting positions. No knowledge of mindfulness or yoga is required and participants work within the constraints of their own physical ability. (more…)

News

Resources

Mindful Me has gathered together some helpful resources for mindfulness students and practitioners, including audio, video and podcast files.

If you’re attending a course, the teacher may direct you to specific resources.

If you’ve completed a course, you’ll be given access to additional Resources for Graduates, which includes original material created by the teacher.

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About Mindful Me

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Tony O'Shea-PoonIn 1998, I was extremely fortunate to meet a kind soul at a youth hostel in San Francisco. He told me about Vipassana meditation and I went to see a film about it at an art house cinema. I was inspired by the film that showed hardened prisoners being taught the ancient practices of breath and body awareness and how it was changing their lives for the better. I decided to spend 10 days on silent retreat in North Fork, California where I learned about the reality of human suffering and experienced first hand the transient nature of all things through the practice of Vipassana, as taught by S.N. Goenka, now deceased. Continue reading “About Mindful Me”