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I like Jon Kabat-Zinn's definition of mindfulness:

"Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way;

On purpose,
in the present moment,
and non-judgmentally."

Kabat-Zinn is a teacher of mindfulness meditation and the founder of the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Mindfulness is not something that you have to "get" or acquire. It is already within you - a deep internal resource available and patiently waiting to be released and used in the service of learning, growing, and healing.

Over the past thirty years, mindfulness skills have been taught with great effect in behavioural medicine and mental health settings as well as in corporations, schools, law courts, legal practices, prisons, and government agencies.

There is a existing and growing body of research that speaks of its effectiveness in a wide variety of contexts. NICE (the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) recommends it as a frontline treatment for relapsing depression.

The cultivation of mindfulness may produce positive outcomes and people (including myself) who have completed the mindfulness courses have experienced some of the following:


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Basic Mindfulness Training for Beginners
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Advanced Mindfulness Training for Mindfulness Graduates
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One-to-One training
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Intensive Workshop for Businesses
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Mindful Eating Courses and Workshops
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Look at mindfulness courses you can take with Mindful Road and move towards balance in your life
Positive response to stressful situations
Worrying less, less anxious and depressed
Being less critical of themselves and others
Better quality of sleep
Finding space in their lives where there was none

Recognising a feeling of overloadness, learning to pace themselves and say no
Appreciating the eating experiencing and noticing when they are full
Coping better with Pain
Focusing on one thing at a time, experiencing creativity
Mundane life experiences, such as walking, become much more enjoyable and precious

Look at mindfulness courses you can take with Mindful Road and move towards balance in your life
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Look at mindfulness courses you can take with Mindful Road and move towards balance in your life

BBC WM 95.6Interview with Shelly on BBC WM about Mindfulness, see the video below.

MBSR Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction from The Mindful Road, see what people think about the courses
If you want to see what people think about our Mindfulness-based courses, then please take a look for yourself on our course endorsements page.

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Link to the Be Mindful websiteShelly is registered as a teacher of mindfulness on the 'Be Mindful' website www.bemindful.co.uk supported by the Mental Health Foundation
BBC News Health about how the mind deals with stress and what you  we can do to helpThe BBC looks at the question 'Can we change the way the brain deals with stress?

A great video introduction to how Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) can change lives.
4 year Certificate of Competence to Teach, at Bangor University School

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