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Standing steady

There’s nothing like a walk along the north-east coastline with intense winds and ice-rain to keep connecting you with the present moment. Focusing on being grounded is about the only...
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Giving & Receiving Presence

A Christmas selection taken from our Silent Day in December 2019.  Wishing you a peaceful and fabulous festive time.  ‘Continue Reading’ for the audio practices.   AUDIO PRACTICES Giving & Receiving Presence Soundbite. Giving & Receiving Presence Practice. Real Time Christmas Soundbite.   Body Grateful Practice.   

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Well-being at CECA

A big thank you to all the staff at CECA in Hartlepool. Without fail they welcome us all on our current workplace course so warmly. The room is lovely and they provide everything we need with efficiency and a smile. Please check out https://cecahartlepool.com for more information.

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Know Your Crafting Mind

Mud and Lotus have been asked to deliver a workshop at the WoolNEss show this weekend.  I am very much looking forward to being part of this new, exciting and worthwhile project. …WoolNEss Festival 2019…the North East’s first wool and wellness festival. The festival will take place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th…

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Young Carers

The Young Carers Association in Hartlepool asked if I would continue to run monthly classes with their amazing 8-12 year olds. Obviously we can’t take photos but we can share with you pictures of the ‘personal prompts’ we made to remind us to – pause, take 3 Mindful Breaths, ‘Tune…

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Know Your Mind at Work

I massive thank you to the CECA (Centre for Excellence in Creative Arts) in Hartlepool for their lovely room and friendly, helpful, professional service. I have thoroughly enjoyed the Know your Mind at Work 6 week course this June/July .

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Know your Mind In Education

To support our trained teachers we have been running Know Your Mind Taster Sessions in the twilight hours as part of staff CPD. Thank you this month for such a lovely welcome from St Joseph’s Primary School, Sacred Heart Primary and Catcote Academy. 🙂

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Well-Being at Work

Really excited about the new adult programmes bringing mindfulness into the workplace. Having experienced the benefits first-hand, the Directors of HBC are keen for mindfulness to support the well-being of their staff.  Taster sessions, a tailored 6 weekly Know Your Mind Course and silent days will be available throughout the year. Looking forward to…

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Young Carers Hartlepool

I have really enjoyed going into the Young Carers Association in Hartlepool. We had  3 weeks to introduce some mindful super skills with these  wonderful  youngsters. I am delighted to be going back over the next few months.

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Primary Teacher Training

The last group of our Hartlepool Primary Teachers have successfully completed their Know Your Mind Teacher Training.  An amazing group of people and brilliant advocates for making mindfulness a part of school life and curriculum.  All inspirational teachers. Here’s to making every school in Hartlepool a mindful school. Thank you.

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A great start to the New Year

In January/ February 2019 we ran a wonderful 6 week course complete with silent day for  staff of Hartlepool Borough Council.  The start of a series of courses to introduce mindfulness to the workplace as a means to support staff well-being.  See the testimonials for the lovely feedback

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Know Your Mind Essentials!

A big thank you to the wonderful students and staff of Durham Trinity School  for being part of a special 3 week course. With slightly longer classes we were able to tailor part of the Know Your Mind course to bring some life essentials to the classroom.

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Silent Day

As part of the Know Your Mind Adult, the educators from Hartlepool spent a day in silence to deepen their skills and practice. We had such a chilled day in the wonderful room at the Maritime Museum in Hartlepool.

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