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For your delectation and education, mentalists of all fundas everywhere!

In her radio show, Dr Laura Schlesinger said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22, and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following response is an open letter to Dr. Laura, penned by a US resident, which was posted on the Internet....we live and learn :-) Dear [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Rainbow waterfall

  A yoga nidra, or  deep sleep of the yogi Helps with: Chronic pain Insomnia Stress management   Download Relaxation Technique Part 1 (Right Click and Save As) Download Relaxation Technique Part 2 (Right Click and Save As)

By |September 30th, 2014|Blog, Relaxation techniques|0 Comments

Yoga session

  A simple, gentle yoga routine for you to do at home or in a group. Always listen to your body. Integral yoga is not excessive in anyway. Pain is a message to STOP. If for example your body can move into a position where it has no pain, then stretch a tiny step more [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|Blog, Relaxation techniques|0 Comments

Healthy Winter-Yoga Class

We are so fortunate to have seasons which are absent nearer the equator, there is a price to be paid for eternal sunshine. Light changes with less sunshine, a natural time of hibernation with longer nights, I always think the nearer we are to following nature has got to be best. So enjoy the times [...]

By |September 23rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

A Quiet Place: What Is Done In Love, Is Done Well

I recently had the privilege of being invited to attend the National Staff Training Day for ‘A Quiet Place’,‘a "within schools" programme of therapeutic support for pupils experiencing social, behavioural and/or emotional difficulties’.I had initially been introduced to ‘A Quiet Place’ after being rather serendipitously handed a book (the best kind of ‘being handed a [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Blog, Training|0 Comments

Hawthorns School – Summer Newsletter

http://www.hawthorns.tameside.sch.uk/ Part of the A Quiet Place process is to get feedback from the parents, here is an example of some of the comments that we get to show how the Quiet Place helps our children deal with their feelings and emotions not just at school but at home. Parent Comment: The Quiet Place is [...]

By |August 6th, 2014|Blog, Training|0 Comments

Review: The Practical Well-being Programme: Activities and Exercises by Penny Moon

Mike Wright reviews this important book for CPEA Ltd – social care, children’s services and management associates - original article here For Penny Moon, ‘The Practical Well-being Programme’ is a book that ‘introduces readers to the underlying principles and approaches associated with a holistic approach to well-being in educational and other social contexts’. To do [...]

By |July 3rd, 2014|Blog, Training|0 Comments

Unending Love

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear round your neck in your many forms, In life after life, in age after age, forever. Whenever [...]

History of Mental Health

I was asked to run a training session on attachment disorder, most relevant in the school in which we work. So I spent an interesting few hours researching and dipping into a favourite but shocking book by Elaine Showalter ‘The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture, 1830-1980. Focusing on attachment disorder a key theory [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Training|0 Comments

Well Being

Well Being is a rapidly growing industry across the UK. Do you want an opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of others? Be independent? Manage your own time? We are looking for the right people to join our AQP family as a franchisee or licensee. A Quiet Place is an established and [...]

By |March 14th, 2014|Wellbeing and Relaxation|0 Comments