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Near Death Experience (NDE) Narrative

I have no memory prior to the events that led up to my NDE. My husband, John, is a retired United States Marine who served 23 years active duty, now retired and disabled since January 2015.
I don’t remember wanting to overdose or even feeling depressed just prior to my overdose on September 29, 2015. I […]

By |February 12th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|2 Comments

Journaling as Mindfulness Practice: An Alternative to Meditation

Wisdomfeed is a mindfulness and wellness news site and content hub, dedicated to providing you thought-provoking and life-expanding media. This was written by Shannon Cantrell.

Two months after I had my first child I was hit with post-partum depression hard. It happened all at once and consumed my life for another two months after. I knew the […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindfulness for Children

We need your help to prepare a series of weekly mindfulness lessons for children to cover the school year in 2017. Our research is complete and we have enough material to make 36 lessons a reality (9 in each term). The lessons will be made available to teachers and parents who have chosen home schooling. Each […]

By |June 4th, 2016|Mindful Schools|3 Comments

The Mindful Way CD


I am working on The Mindful Way CD. Feedback welcome!
Do you have a story to tell? How mindfulness has transformed your life or how mindfulness has made a difference in your school? Please make a difference and submit your story to: mindfulmad@gmail.com
Mindfully Yours with Love, Joy & Peace Always! – John Shearer, Mindfulness Master

By |May 28th, 2016|The Mindful Way|0 Comments

Blog from a Teacher

My name is Hayley Mckenzie and I am a Primary School Teacher of five years. I am writing this letter because I have recently begun learning about and practising meditation and mindfulness, both in my own life and in the classroom. As I have been relief teaching for the last year, I have not had […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Mindful Schools|1 Comment

From Addiction to Writing a Kids Meditation Story

I too have a passion for mindfulness and meditation.  My path started early because my mum is a yoga teacher and my dad was trying various meditations when I was a child. I was introduced to those techniques at a young age.

However, life happened and I went off track. I started drinking as a teenager […]

By |December 13th, 2015|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

mindfulness4change.com

“My limbs are like palm trees

Swaying in the breeze

My body’s an oasis

To drink from as you please

I’m not seeing what I’m meant to believe in

Your non excuse for human being

“The image is no images

It’s not what it seems”

Soixsie and the Banshees, Mirage, 1978.

 

It was 1978 and the punk scene was exploding and my first ever […]

By |October 10th, 2015|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

An Artists Pursuit to Wellbeing – An Unexpected Journey

The year of 2014 was where my journey to mindfulness and wellbeing began. I look back on the past year and I don’t know where the time has gone. So much happened! For starters, if you had have told me that I was going to be in hospital 7 times, 3 of those times having […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

From Darkness to Light

I was introduced to mindfulness following a “nervous breakdown” years ago in a six week DBT course that was recommended for aftercare upon discharge from the hospital. Mindfulness has honestly saved my life and I could not be more grateful.

That was not my first breakdown. In fact I have been hospitalized multiple times and diagnosed […]

By |April 12th, 2015|Inspiring Stories|1 Comment

Meds to Mindfulness

My journey begins in 1982 when I was involved in a horrific truck accident. Physical injuries were substantial but nothing compared to fifteen years of mental suffering. I was diagnosed with manic-depressive illness and health professionals told me that I would never be cured, that I would have to take medication for the rest of […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment