All posts by Mindful

11Mar/17

Yes To Life Blog Post – 20/01/17

Yes To Life Blog Post – 20/01/2017

The chronic illness roller coaster – depression.

It wasn’t cancer this time but the ride is not dissimilar. When I was diagnosed with cancer 11 years ago I initially had no physical symptoms other than losing my voice (cancer of the larynx) and after the initial shock, I felt a tremendous energy and felt more alive than I had done for years. Although saying that, I could still be floored at times thinking of my little son and whether I would live to see him grow up

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11Mar/17

Yes To Life Blog Post – 26/02/17

Yes To Life Blog Post – 26/02/2017

Mindfulness for Living Well with Cancer. Taster Workshop and 8 Week Course.

I have been teaching workshops for the charity Breast Cancer Care for the last 2 years as part of their Moving Forward Course and I taught my first 8 week course in mindfulness at the Oxford Maggie Centre in 2012. I am really excited to be hosting a workshop for Yes to Life in Oxford and a full 8 week course in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy especially adapted for people living with cancer.

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16Mar/15

Yes to Life Blog Post – 13/12/2013

Yes to Life Blog Post – 13/12/2013

It’s been a fascinating journey so far and my perspective on life has changed. I hope to share thoughts and insights that have arisen during difficult times when I have reflected on and examined my experience through journaling, reading many inspiring and wonderful books, the help of some great teachers and meditation.

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