mindfulness

Learning to understand your body & yourself – Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety & stress from Nancy Hanley

WEATHER PATTERNS OF YOUR BODY AND THE RETURN TO BALANCE   Right now I’m up in far north Queensland teaching yoga by the beach. I’ve been here for 3 weeks and each morning I watch the changing weather patterns of the ocean. No two days are the same. For a few days it will be [...]

How mindfulness can help you to deal better with stress – Part 3 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

The stress response   40,000 years ago, two cave people walked out of their cave. It was summer and the sun was shining. One of the cave people thought to themselves “What a lovely day…I think I will go and eat some berries and have a swim, and later I might lie and watch the [...]

The Intelligent Heart with Asher Packman

The Intelligent Heart with Asher Packman As we understand more about the benefits of meditation, it’s important to remember the most energetically powerful organ in the body, our hearts. While being present and ‘in the moment’ is a vital part of our overall wellbeing, meditating directly on the heart can help take us one step [...]

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Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

Self-compassion and changing your critical self-talk – Part 2 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers What is self-compassion?   We tend to be much kinder to others than ourselves. Most people, when faced by the suffering of someone they care about, respond with patience, acceptance and presence. We might offer [...]

How mindfulness can help dealing with difficult emotions – Part 1 By Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre)

How mindfulness can help dealing with difficult emotions: Part 1 Mindfulness is living in the now. It is essentially about being more aware and awake in every moment of your life. It is about intentionally paying attention to each moment, being fully engaged in whatever is happening around you and within you. It involves bringing [...]

By |2019-07-18T16:32:18+11:00July 18th, 2019|community, psychology, psychotherapy|0 Comments

Support Precedes Movement

Support Precedes Movement How to use your legs to support your body for greater rhythm, energy and flow on the run.     Your body moves better when you provide it with the right support.   Most runners do not give much consideration to their organs. However, given the critical functions they perform it is [...]

By |2017-12-01T17:56:02+11:00December 9th, 2017|0 Comments