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When did you last pay attention to your breathing?

From the moment we are born into this world, we breathe.  As we watch a baby breathe we can see that when they are asleep ...
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Special series on social nudity and well-being on Mindful Musings continues.

Throughout July, Kim offers a special series on social nudity or naturism and its impact upon health and well-being.  Mindful Musings is Kim’s show on ...
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Social nudity…? It’s for exhibitionists isn’t it? Debunked: Naturism special series on Mindful Musings week 2.

It’s week two with Kim on Mindful Musings in the special series on naturism, body confidence and life satisfaction! Last week I had the absolute ...
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Exciting special series of Radio conversations: NATURISM!!

On my weekly radio show: Mindful Musings, on Calon FM (Thursdays 3pm - 4pm) I like to talk about all things that are mental health ...
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A Mindfulness-Based Approach to exploring worries for secondary school ages

Based on the “Don’t Feed the Cat ” book by Sara Jay Stevens, this ‘template’ presentation is a useful and informative guide for parents and ...
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Managing worries with children, using mindfulness.

Part of a series of "template" presentations that parents, teachers and others working with children might find interesting; as a way of introducing the idea ...
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Feeling “wound up” by other people not social distancing? Try this short meditation with Kim.

We all have moments when we feel irritated or angry, and when we feel that other people are not behaving appropriately or courteously. Perhaps never ...
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Our sense of perspective impacts upon our experience of stress: guided meditation.

By broadening out our perspective, we change our relationship with our current experience and reduce how we perceive stress. You can feel for yourself how ...
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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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