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Gratitude Meditation. Go on…you’re worth it!

Gratitude. A meditation to relax, and leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside! Oh, and it's a gift from me!
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Guided Meditation and short teaching: how slowing down, but not too much is good for us!

A short teaching about stress, and how it feels in our minds and bodies when we use too much effort or too little effort in ...
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What Mindfulness isn’t. A short teaching and guided meditation by Kim.

Although we can agree that Mindfulness is about being open to all of our present moment experiencing; there are many misconceptions around what Mindfulness is ...
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A guided meditation on change and impermanence: Butterfly analogy

A beautiful meditation for troubling and uncertain times, led by Kim.  Using the analogy of the caterpillar transforming into a butterfly we contemplate on the ...
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The negativity bias and suffering in our thinking

In this 20 minute meditation Kim explores seeking positive experiences with a short teaching about how our minds are wired towards seeking threat in our ...
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What is mindfulness?

1 what is mindfulness and body scan meditation During this audio recording outside with birdsong Kim discusses what mindfulness is followed by a body scan ...
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Why do we avoid difficult experiences/emotions?

In this short meditation Kim uses self compassion as an anchor as we turn towards our difficult emotions. This is accompanied by a short teaching ...
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Kim leads a compassion meditation to encourage kindliness towards suffering

A short meditation about the importance of compassion for self and expanding those compassionate feelings out towards NHS staff.
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Mindfulness: what is it? Mindfulness in lock-down

Many of us are turning to start or reinvigorate a Mindfulness practice during lock-down. The basics for your Mindfulness and Meditation practice with Kim starts ...
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Moving towards difficult experiences or emotions in this compassion focused meditation

Using compassion to come closer towards difficult experiences or emotions, there are lots around at this time. Connecting with them to change our relationship with ...
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Meditation with Kim: Compassion for NHS staff

Click the link to go to Ebb & Flow Facebook page for the video! https://www.facebook.com/ebbandflowcounsellingwrexham/videos/156695175616099/?t=5 Enjoy!
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My decision to significantly reduce my social media presence…

Social media is a bit like Marmite, some people love it and some people hate it!  If you listen to my radio show on Calon ...
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The power of lovingkindness meditation practices

As part of being an accredited Breathworks mindfulness teacher, and being registered with the UK Mindfulness Network, there are certain requirements that I must meet ...
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A meditation on Friendships.

  I met with a very dear friend recently and I have been reflecting on how people become friends, what makes one friendship last over ...
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A weekend by the sea…

If you know me, either personally, professionally or through reading these posts you will know that I usually attend a one week-long silent retreat each ...
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Kim proposes we reclaim the lunch break for our mental and physical health.

I was asked recently to give a talk to BizMums.  For those who don’t know, BizMums is an organisation which grew in response to mothers ...
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A wonderful shamanic retreat in Dorset

This year, 2018, more than any other year in my recent history has been devoted to learning more about myself from a non-Buddhist/mindfulness perspective.  I ...
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Lessons on a dog walk part two: the pleasure of small things & impermanence

Early morning, and it feels as though I have the woods all to myself, with just the dogs, the birds and local wildlife the company.  ...
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ch ch ch changes…

The years 2016 and 2017 were especially hard for me across all aspects of my life (personal, professional and studies).  Change and lots of it.  ...
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Resistance and acceptance-lessons from walking a dog

One of my dogs has sustained an injury to his paw.  As a consequence, he was housebound for two weeks, and for the last six ...
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New Year resolutions, vision boards and intentions.

The start of the New Year is usually set with good intentions: to get fit, to lose weight, to start a new hobby.  Before the ...
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Walk and Talk Counselling-Kim offers a new service

I am proud to announce that I am now offering a new type of counselling delivery-WALKING TALKING THERAPY.   It does what it says on ...
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Reflections from a silent retreat.

I have recently returned from a week-long, intense, teacher-led silent retreat in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.   As a Breathworks mindfulness teacher, attending retreats like ...
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