Items Tagged ‘Mindfulness’
‘Celebrating Change’ is the theme for Self Management Week 2017. Sitting here today in the ALLIANCE office as a volunteer with the Self Management Team, I’m reflecting on some of the changes that have happened in my life in the last year and how my lifestyle and self management has had to change and adapt accordingly.Change – A 5 letter word, but a massive concept: Read more >
This morning I woke up as usual the voice in my head said “Nope – not today Donna. This is a bad day” This is a thought that pops into my mind more often than not…Doing Good Really Does You Good: Read more >
Today I’m updating you on weeks four to six of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. The themes of each week were ‘staying present,’ ‘allowing/ letting be’ and ‘thoughts are not facts.’ All three messages emphasize acceptance of what you can’t control and focussing on what is happening in the present moment.Thoughts are Not Facts: My Planning Mind and My Mindfulness Journey: Read more >
Thank you for continuing to read about my Mindfulness journey. As I wasn’t able to attend class last week, I joined another group and took part in two sessions in one week. This is a summary of weeks two and three of the course which focused on barriers to Mindfulness and Mindful movement. Read more to find out how I got on.Barriers and Movement: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Weeks Two and Three: Read more >
Today I took part in week one of the Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course offered at COPE Scotland. This course is offered to help people facing life challenges by offering them a tool that can be used to manage pain and distress. I’ll be updating you each week on my journey. Click Read More to learn how I got on in week one.Today I Listened to a Raisin: the Meaning of Mindfulness and a First Attempt: Read more >
Next week I will be taking part in an eight week Mindfulness course at COPE Scotland.
This week, before I get started, I’ve asked Hilda Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of COPE Scotland, to tell us her story of discovering the Mindfulness practice and why this course is offered at COPE.Life Doesn’t Need to Be so Tough! Using Mindfulness to Self Manage: Read more >