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 […]
I am working on The Mindful Way CD. Feedback welcome!
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Mindfully Yours with Love, Joy & Peace Always! – John Shearer, Mindfulness Master
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]