'Still the Mind', an article by Alice Whitehead in issue 37 of Breathe Magazine. Illustration by Olivia Walker. Based on insights from myself and meditation teacher, Emma Mills. Image by Susanne Jutseler.
Mindfulness apps are booming in lockdown — how to stay chilled using your phone or on your own | iPAPER
A team of experienced Somatic Experiencing practitioners, among them Senior Assistants, pooled their clinical knowledge to co-create this helpful article for SEPs everywhere. I am a contributor and the editor.
"Walking meditation is walking in a conscious way, that involves using your senses,’ says Maggie Richards, a meditation teacher, and the founder of kid’s meditation programme, Smiley Minds.
‘It’s not about getting to your destination on autopilot, but doing it as a way to bring relaxation. If we approach mindfulness as a silent celebration of the senses, it becomes much easier to experience the real power it holds to transform an automatic activity – like strolling – into a healing joy." Read more.
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