Self-Criticism Lots of us hit the gym in January to get fit – but should we also be exercising our minds in preparation for tough times? A daily “self-talk workout” might be just as beneficial as squats and push-ups, says Seattle University psychology professor Rachel Turow. By practicing simple self-compassion exercises each day – such […]
Calm in the Chaos In episode, Niall endeavours to bring some calm in the chaos of life. He is going back to his mindfulness routes and bringing you through a guided meditation. This meditation comes to remind you to drop into your inner world and implement the principles of practice in mindfulness meditation. Take some
Reduce Stress and Anxiety A brief explanation of how breathing practices can reduce stress and anxiety. Learning to harness the power of your breath can be life changing. It’s free, it’s easy, it doesn’t require much of your time and the results can be instantaneous. Feel Better Live More Bitesize is my weekly podcast for
How can we learn from Nature? Buddhist teacher Mark Coleman shows us how learning from nature and incorporate it into our practice. Mark shares his insights and experiences from years of leading wilderness retreats, and explains how reconnecting with the natural world can deepen mindfulness and enhance our well-being. You’ll learn specific meditative practices, how
If you would like your children to start some mindfulness, balloon breathing is a brilliant exercise to start with. Using fun imagery, this allows your child’s to slow down, breathe mindfully and use the power of their imagination.
In this episode, Dermot Whelan, comedian and radio presenter Dermot Whelan talks shares his story of anxiety, how he burned himself out to the point of arriving at a comedy festival (where he was due to perform) in an ambulance. After reaching this crescendo, Dermot eventually found meditation, and though it was somewhat underwhelming, he
A short and simple 5 minute breathing exercise to help relieve some tension in your shoulders and bring you into the present moment with structured box breathing. Enjoy 🙂
We’ve been through a lot and much as a trip to the hairdressers or a pint in the local can be transformative, it’s going to take more than that to process everything. In the final edition of You OK? for this season, we highlight exercises and meditations to help maintain mental wellbeing as the summer