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Reflect

What is this blog series about?
This blog offers reflections on mindfulness for readers to consider and put into practice. Blogs come from Paul and other guest writers.
October 17, 2017
3 Simple Approaches for Settling Wandering Mind
3 Simple Approaches for Settling Wandering Mind

Have you ever tried to be mindful of your body but found that your mind is wandering all over the place? I know I have! And from my experience, acceptance combined with, regularly coming back to a grounding object of awareness (i.e. the body or the breath) is the best way to navigate the wandering mind.

 

Tags: Meditation
By Paul Meek
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October 10, 2017
How to Stand Mindfully and Be More Present
How to Stand Mindfully and Be More Present

Whatever it is, most of us spend some time standing each week. So wouldn’t it be nice if that “standing time” could be turned into a mindfulness exercise to help you be more in the present moment?

 

Tags: Meditation, standing meditation
By Paul Meek
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October 3, 2017
Discover How to Develop a Can Do Attitude
Discover How to Develop a Can Do Attitude

Simply have a go and if at first you don’t succeed just try again and again maybe until you get fed up with trying to succeed. You might find that letting go of the “wish to succeed and be a certain way” is what allows the mind to settle.

Tags: Awareness
By Paul Meek
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September 26, 2017
Why Knowing the Four Postures is Useful to You
Why Knowing the Four Postures is Useful to You

It is a very useful part of mindfulness because more often than not your body will be in one of them. So learning about these four postures means you can be mindful in most situations.

Tags: mindfulness, mindfulness in daily life
By Paul Meek
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September 19, 2017
Essentials of Mindfulness Meditation Part 2: The Body Scan
Essentials of Mindfulness Meditation Part 2: The Body Scan

Thoughts can be very judgemental, of ourselves and others.

So wouldn't it be nice to have a little "mind break" say, each day?

Tags: Meditation
By Paul Meek
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September 19, 2017
Essentials of Mindfulness Meditation Part 1: The Breath
Essentials of Mindfulness Meditation Part 1: The Breath

From these short introductions, I hope that you will learn some essential skills of mindfulness meditation that you can use in your daily life to benefit your wellbeing.

 

Tags: Meditation
By Paul Meek
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September 5, 2017
Simple Mindfulness in 3-Minutes
Simple Mindfulness in 3-Minutes

Mindfulness, in the beginning, is about getting out of the whizzing thoughts in your head and getting grounded in the present moment with your body. It is something you can learn because it is simply a case of practice...

 

Tags: mindfulness, mindfulness in daily life
By Paul Meek
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