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Crochet Saved My Life – book review

I’ve mentioned this book before: https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/a-simple-mindfulness-exercise-for-crochetets/ The latest Talking Crochet online newsletter includes a review at: http://www.crochet-world.com/newsletters.php?mode=article&article_id=2842&key=CWNL ‘A wide range of afflictions are covered in the 304 pages, such as stress/anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder/addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and age-related memory loss … Continue reading

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JOY! – Soul Fast update 3

Week 3 of the ’40 Day Soul Fast’ by Dr Cindy Trimm. Available from amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/40-Day-Soul-Fast-Authentic/dp/0768440262/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1340404435&sr=1-1&keywords=40+day+soul+fast So much learned this week: where to start? At the beginning! Day 1 – discipline. Ouch! I’m not a neat and tidy person; … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – as used on a busy acute mental health ward

This is a presentation I made at a Mindfulness Conference in spring 2011 – it has links to some useful resources: Delamares MINDFULNESS PRESENTATION SOUTHAMPTON 2011 In the audience were my consultant psychiatrist and some of the psychologists who had taught me … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – a key skill for coping with emotions

Mindfulness is a skill which can help reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and anger. It also has physical benefits; helping to lower blood pressure and cope with pain. Mindfulness is choosing to focus on the present moment. It helps train our … Continue reading

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