Stress Management in the Corporate World

In the developed world our lives have speeded up immensely and yet: There are still only 24 hours in a day We have a body that needs to: Rest, Eat, Move We have a mind that needs to: Rest, Learn, Enjoy We have a spirit that needs to: Dance, Communicate, Create Relaxation is a highly [...]

The HeaducationUK Crusade to Improve Mental Health

HeaducationUK, launched by The Shaw Mind Foundation, along with key allies from the charity sector, mental health activists and clinical psychologists, is the national crusade for compulsory mental health education in the UK. The aim is to make mental health education (MHE) compulsory in every primary and secondary school in the UK. A petition raised earlier in the [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|De-stress, Mental Health, Mindfulness|0 Comments

A Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy

Despite the huge scientific steps and startling discoveries the human race has made over time, one of the most intriguing questions has still to be answered.....  How do our brains work? Many health, science, and research specialists believe we're actually on the precipice of some major neuroscientific breakthrough with one recent discovery having major implications about further understanding neuroplasticity. [...]

Just Relax

Just Relax was the title of a project, funded by the Big Lottery, and run by Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton in conjunction with A Quiet Place. A Quiet Place designed a bespoke training package, unique to the needs of Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton, and providing ongoing support for the staff who undertook the training. The staff [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Mindfulness, Relaxation techniques|0 Comments

Working with individuals of all ages and abilities – A Quiet Moment

Our work with Age Concern has been showing very interesting results. The report is attached showing how it can impact in different areas from extreme mental health issues to social and befriending services. We will be running a course on Tuesday 19th April here and further details will follow. Please click here to view to [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Blog, Mindfulness|0 Comments

The Mindful Driver

Driving Test Stress and Road Rage. Cool head…clear mind = safe travelling. Stress and anxiety underpin both these issues, deal with these and you begin to be the driver you and everyone else on the road wants you to be. ROAD RAGE IN UK    29% victims in South East of England 18% in North of [...]

Blog for Christmas 2013

I had a reminder of this story that has been about forever but never loses its relevance via Hare Krishna. As a child of the Sixties I remember them tinkling and dancing about our streets with happy grins on their faces, an exotic Salvation Army, wherever did they go? To Russia perhaps, anyway enjoy! Thanks [...]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Awareness, Blog, Mindfulness|0 Comments

A Few Thoughts!

‘Love is like some fresh spring, first a stream and then a river, changing its aspect and its nature as it flows to plunge itself in some boundless ocean, where restricted natures only find monotony, but where great souls are engulfed in endless contemplation’. Honore de Balzac Much has been said about mindfulness, its history from Eastern and ancient religions. Little enough said about western traditions, here’s a few bits and bobs… […]

Mindfulness and meditation?

What is mindfulness? There is some controversy as to whether mindfulness is meditation or something completely different. This debate in a way typifies western tradition which always has to be in a state of ‘either/or’, this or that, here or there….. We would need to define meditation in order to decide for ourselves exactly what it is…if you really want to of course! Feel free to use the Meditation book in A Quiet Place and decide for yourself. […]