A GUIDED BODY SCAN
You may wish to write a few notes after this exercise and, as you practise it, whether daily or weekly, your experience may change over time. To do this mindful exercise, you need a chair and a quiet space where you won’t be distracted by people coming into it. Noises beyond the space are natural and are part […]Read More
CLEAR YOUR HEAD GUIDED MEDITATION
Bestselling author, psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher, Dr Patrizia Collard teaches that incorporating just a few very simple mindfulness practices into your day can help prevent and overcome anxiety, stress and depression. In her latest book, The Little Book of Meditation Patrizia guides your through meditations and exercises to help clear your head. Here’s a ten minute meditation […]Read More
BALLOON BREATHING EXERCISE
Duration: 1–5 minutes, depending on you/your child’s age and ability to engage and concentrate. What you will need: your breathing body, a bell or chime (optional). This is a really helpful practice that you can use at any time of the day to calm down and focus. Take a seat. Feel where your feet touch […]Read More
Don't ignore pre-dawn and twilight!
Compared to the scorching burst of fiery colours that sunrise and sunset unleash at the beginning and end of the day, twilight and the half hour or so before sunrise bathe the landscape in a cooler and subtler palette of blues, violets and soft purples. Whether it’s the warmth of daybreak edging into the light […]Read More