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The Relevance of Mindfulness in Leadership

 Introduction The growing interest in Mindfulness comes at a time when traditional thinking about leadership development is being questioned. In light of the many failures of leadership across all sectors over recent decades (economic, social, environmental, political, technological, military) the tried and trusted approaches have been revealed to be no longer fit for purpose. A…

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An introduction to Mindfulness

“Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally…to the unfolding of experience moment by moment.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Organisational life these days is a seemingly infinite list of unanswered questions and daily challenges arising as part of a relentless pace of change. It…

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Strategies for working with the Inner Critic

Simply observe with mindfulness – without identifying with the thoughts Naming the judging thought – ‘judging, judging’ Speaking your own truth ‘Ow that hurts’ ‘I don’t like that’ Shift attention from the judgment to your own felt experience Humour/sarcasm Breaks identification and seriousness of judgments ‘Wow, I never knew that, that’s really interesting, anything else…

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How the brain changes when you practice Mindfulness

Not too long ago, most of us thought that the brain we’re born with is static—that after a certain age, the neural circuitry cards we’re dealt are the only ones we can play long-term. Fast-forward a decade or two, and we’re beginning to see the opposite: the brain is designed to adapt constantly. World-renowned neuroscientist…

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As a waterwheel harnesses

As a waterwheel harnesses and focuses the power of an incoming body of water, leaving the water fundamentally unchanged and yet more powerful and effective, so a coach attracts and focuses the power of the client, enabling the client to more effectiveness and fulfilment.  

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Mindful mice

Looking for a meditation instruction video that is both informative and adorable? Well look no further, because Dan Harris and Happify have teamed up to bring you the cutest meditation instruction video ever…… Mindful Mice. This 2 minute animation gives you the basics of meditation and mindfulness. Dan Harris narrates and emphasizes the fact that as…

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Jim Ewing

In 1979 Jim Ewing committed himself to working on his inner passion: facilitating individuals who were striving to express their talents and commitments as fully as possible, calling upon the character within each of us that has the ability to choose a new path for our self. We might call it our will, our inner…

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