Corporate & Individual Wellbeing: One And The Same?
Tue Nov. 8th 2016
Introduction:We live in what has been described as a VUCA world, Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Living in this VUCA world leads to a problem that exists inside organisations and everywhere else, stress. In fact the World Health Organisation has estimated that by as early as 2030 anxiety and depression ...
A Brief MBSR Course Description
Wed Sept. 28th 2016
Week 1. Remembering to step out of automatic pilot and experience the moment: Outcomes include: Learning how to interrupt your automatic pilot, slow down and pay attention to your immediate experience, use sensations as an anchor, move from 'doing; into 'being' mode and notice the flow of thoughts, emotions and ...
The Psychology Of Low Back Pain - Havard Health Publications
Mon Sept. 5th 2016
An interesting article from Havard about how our mind effects back pain.
A brief history of mindfulness with Dr Nick
Mon July 18th 2016
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is the secular approach originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn after his '15 seconds of insight' during a meditation retreat in the late nineteen seventies. His insight was that maybe he could take the concept of mindfulness and turn it into an approach that may help ...
Back Pain and Presenteeism
Tue June 21st 2016
The leading causes of chronic or recurrent pain episodes are headaches back or neck pain. The majority of the $300 Billion cost has been estimated to be from reduced performance and productivity at work ( presenteeism) rather than from work absence. This article reviews what is going on and how mindfulness combined with evidence-based education about pain may provide an answer when bio-medicine has been unable to do so.
Mindfulness and Pain
Thu June 16th 2016
Learning Mindfulness is being consistently shown to be of benefit to people dealing with long term and persistent pain. However finding a standardised course taught by an experienced teacher in the local neighbourhood can be difficult. Our online course allows you to do the training at your own pace and without leaving home.
Mindfulness in Schools
Wed March 23rd 2016
There is a growing recognition of the need to help children and adolescents learn social and emotional skills as part of their educational experience.
An Integrative Approach to Recovery from Chronic Pain
Mon March 21st 2016
The role of mindfulness (mental skills training) in medicine is growing rapidly, with new research studies being added every week.