Mindfulness in intimate relationships

What are the characteristics of a good relationship? Couples that thrive, and partners who grow closer together over time have good amounts of these qualities: kindness, a willingness to listen, non judgement, empathy, thoughtfulness, goodwill, forgiveness and also...

What is a mindfulness coach?

What does a good mindfulness coach do? A good mindfulness coach is going to show you how to practise mindfulness in a way that will sustain you throughout your life, during times of challenge and in moments of joy. It can be fairly easy finding out what mindfulness is...

What is stress management?

Stress management versus reactive coping When stress happens our natural reaction is to rid ourselves of it as quickly as possible. Humans are neurologically hard-wired to avoid suffering, whether it’s the irritation of a tedious traffic jam, or the more serious...

CBT vs Mindfulness

As a mindfulness teacher, I sometimes get asked, “is mindfulness really just another type of therapy?” Is mindfulness a type of CBT? No, but there are some similarities between what happens in the mind when we practise mindfulness meditation and when we receive the...