The Novara Centre Blog - MBSR

Posted on January 6, 2019 by in , ,

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the new year

Kathryn O’Halloran has created a special video about MBSR which also includes a brief mindfulness exercise – “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it...

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Posted on December 16, 2018 by in , , ,

“I Love the Darkness of Winter”

I love the darkness of winter. The dark evenings and the dark mornings of November and December draw me inwards, so that quiet reflection and contemplative rest seem a natural part of life at this time of year. As each Christmas and winter holiday approaches I find myself making a conscious decision that I am not going to get caught...

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