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The cultivation of mindfulness is a practice in opening to the fullness of direct experience into the way one's world and self are constructed and interrelated, allowing for insight. It's not about relaxation, however stilling the mind and being able to relax is a component of a mindfulness approach that is beneficial. Learning through experiential practices how to cultivate mindfulness can transform your perspective on how you relate to your life.

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HEARTFULNESS IN 2016

Grateful to all my subscribers and visitors to the site from around Australia, China, Brazil and United States of America. Together we cultivate mindfulness in the world. We need more peacemakers and healers and writers and artists. Your gift to others is one that cannot be bought or wrapped. Give from the heart, kind words, your time, your ear to…

Mindfulness Meditation CD Launch

Ready to Relax is proud to launch its first guided mindfulness CD on Wednesday 16th December 2015 at its last class for the year. We will be combining all three classes from Altona, Werribee and Caroline Springs. Past and present and future students are invited to attend our class which will include a progressive body relaxation listening to our new…

BEING MINDFUL

Today life seems busier than ever. The pressures in both professional and personal spheres constantly do battle over our precious time. We have more knowledge and information about how to live well at this point in time than at any other, yet we continue to dismiss or devalue the power within ourselves to create our own better life. Attending the…

What is it to be mindful?

Mindfulness is awareness, a rotation in consciousness You might be hearing more about mindfulness these days, but be sure it is not a fad. Mindfulness has been around for 2700 years and today exalted by the likes of Eckhart Tolle and Jon Kabat-Zinn. Now we have scientific evidence that tells us that if we practice mindfulness on a regular basis we affect…

14 Mindful Minutes Brochure

14 Mindful Minutes – TriFold Brochure View our brochure for the complete program and be sure to mark the dates in your diary. Look forward to welcoming you and sharing in the knowledge, the experience and the practice. Today in our busy world we are juggling many tasks at once, our technology keeps us informed and entertained but at what…

1-2-3-4 steps to 14 Mindful Minutes

If your wellbeing and happiness matter #connect with us 14 Mindful Minutes is a Healthy Together initiative partnering with Ready to Relax. This is a six month project beginning with classes at Werribee. I am honoured to  be part of this community project together with my colleagues Rose and Roland. The project is to benefit all who live in the Wyndham…

Mindfulness training 2015

Happy New Year to all my readers in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, United States, Israel and China. The beginning of a new year generally has us assessing the relative importance of the year just passed. We might look at what we have achieved, our relationships, our work and our health. Some of us decide to declare a new year’s resolution, others…

14 MINDFUL MINUTES

During November my colleague Rose and I have been active in our submission to the Wyndham Council as part of their Healthy Together initiative to propose a number of events to increase the awareness of mindfulness in the community. We have now been advised that we have been successful and have secured a grant to roll out our proposal. Very…

Judgements#noneedtotagthem

Mindfulness cultivates a focused and calm mind. However when practicing mindfulness we notice how busy the mind is with many thoughts and feelings arising. The brain is designed to think so thoughts are a natural process. We find that the mind wanders and we might be thinking “Am I doing this right? I can’t stop the thoughts, this is too…