Guided meditations for dealing with anxiety

Guided meditations for dealing with anxiety In previous blogs I have spoken about the power of focus and concentration, acceptance and curiosity when dealing with anxiety. As a way to help you to continue developing these skills, I have made a list of three guided meditations. I have found them all to be incredibly useful for incorporating [...]

Working With Anxiety: Acceptance (Part 2)

Breaking The Cycle of Anxiety with Curiosity In the previous post I talked a little about the ‘close friend’ exercise, as a way of responding to our own anxiety in a more useful and compassionate way. One of the great things about this exercise is that we can take a step back from our anxiety, [...]

“Why Practice Mindfulness?” and other questions. Part 4: Questions Along the Way

I began practicing mindfulness several years ago, as part of my training as a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist. At the start of each training session, we would all close our eyes and follow a guided meditation. I’ll be honest - in the beginning, I didn’t completely understand the point of it. But eventually, as time [...]

“Why Practice Mindfulness?” and other questions. Part 3: Where do I start?

I began practicing mindfulness several years ago, as part of my training as a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist. At the start of each training session, we would all close our eyes and follow a guided meditation. I’ll be honest - in the beginning, I didn’t completely understand the point of it. But eventually, as time [...]

“Why Practice Mindfulness?” and other questions. Part 2: Is it just about being in the present moment?

I began practicing mindfulness several years ago, as part of my training as a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist. At the start of each training session, we would all close our eyes and follow a guided meditation. I’ll be honest - in the beginning, I didn’t completely understand the point of it. But eventually, as time [...]

‘Why Practice Mindfulness?’ and Other Questions. Part 1: Why practice mindfulness?

I began practicing mindfulness several years ago, as part of my training as a humanistic and integrative psychotherapist. At the start of each training session, we would all close our eyes and follow a guided meditation. I’ll be honest - in the beginning, I didn’t completely understand the point of it. But eventually, as time [...]