Categories for mindfulness

Approaching the Menopause Mindfully

February 12, 2020 1:08 pm Posted by

Please join us for a fantastic evening full of fun, fizz and fabulous raffle prizes, all whilst learning the facts about menopause! We’re delighted to host this special fundraising event in support of Mandy Macqueen’s 2020 London Marathon run with guest speaker the Mindful GP, Dr Molefi, 16th March 2020 from 7.30pm Dylans Kings Arms, St Albans  Tickets are limited:...

Joyful June | Action for Happiness Calendar

June 10, 2019 11:01 am Posted by

As we reach the midway point of 2019, we share Action for Happiness calendar for a joyful June. Their Joyful June Action Calendar has daily suggestions for positive actions to do throughout June 2019 to help us experience more positive emotions and enjoyment in life. Action for Happiness helps us to appreciate the little things and get more joy from life, whether it’s in the...

Mindful March

March 1, 2019 11:23 am Posted by

We’re sharing Action for Happiness’s Mindful March Calendar.  There are 31 tips to discover to help us all try to live more mindfully through March and the rest of the year! “The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment”  – Thich Nhat Hanh Here are just some of our favourites:- Listen...

Mental health and wellbeing tips from Happiful Magazine

March 15, 2018 11:23 am Posted by

We’ve been enjoying reading Happiful Magazine.  A magazine with an on-line presence providing a wealth of mental health positivity and wellbeing articles that you can read anytime. Happiful are on a mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Their aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing to break the stigma of...

The Counselling Foundation at #MHAW15

June 5, 2015 9:07 am Posted by

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week held from 11-17 May was the most successful yet! During the week, organised by the Mental Health Foundation,  people in their thousands backed the campaign on Twitter and Facebook, enabling the charity to reach of more than 1 million people. The need for preventative mental health measures appeared in the Guardian, Independent, and in more than 180 regional media outlets; and...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

May 11, 2015 1:00 am Posted by

It’s one of the most important dates in our calendar – Mental Health Awareness Week is here and this year focusses on Mindfulness as a tool for mental illness. The Mental Health Foundation examines Mindfulness and the benefits: You’ve probably heard a lot about Mindfulness in the media recently. Perhaps you think it means sitting cross-legged on the floor and meditating....

Our Review! Ruby Wax – Sane New World

March 20, 2015 4:49 pm Posted by

This month The Foundation went to St James’ Theatre in London to see comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax’s show Sane New World – and here’s what our Operations Manager, Sue Clements thought. In 2013, Ruby Wax published a book called “Sane New World”, which became a number 1 best-seller and she based the show on this success. Ruby’s opening line –...