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5  4  3  2  1  relax  – mindful body scan

5  4  3  2  1  relax  – mindful body scan

Category: Creatives Corner

5  4  3  2  1  relax  – mindful body scan

5  4  3  2  1  relax  – mindful body scan

Sometimes when the head is full, or emotions are running high, getting out of our mental self and into our  physical self is helpful. This is a quick and easy mindful body scan. I find it relieves tension, when the pressure feels full on and it’s also a good way to prepare mind and body […]

Black Dog

Black Dog black dog

Black Dog Brain fog Chest tightening Feels frightening BUT IT’S OK One hand on my heart To anchor self-love partnering this feeling like a soothing glove The other on my belly For comfort and ease And “its ok, I’m here for you” And with this I breathe and Remind myself, in this moment “this too […]

OLLIE Newsletter August Submission

OLLIE Newsletter August Submission meditation made easy

As this is suicide awareness/prevention month I thought talking about emotions might be helpful. It’s inspiring that there are so many community events, activities and initiatives happening globally. However, it might also be a time when many of us might feel a bit stirred up by the amount of coverage in the media during this […]

5 minute  BREATHING HANDS meditation

5 minute  BREATHING HANDS meditation

Modern mindfulness practices and mindfulness meditation find their origins in the traditions philosophies and teachings of Zen Buddhism. ZEN  is a word liberally used but at one level it refers to presence,  a state of being, a total togetherness of mind and body.  And we can do this through the breath. Just to sit quietly […]

Suicide awareness sculpture – Nude Tin Can

Suicide awareness sculpture – Nude Tin Can

From 1st-15th December, local art gallery Nude Tin Can is showcasing the first exhibition of Louise Gendrot aka LouZyArt. LouZy’s work is described as model making infused with hidden installations. Inspired by London grit, modern society and conceptual ideas, they are a culmination of large sculptures and hidden scenes, creating a vibrant and interesting exhibition for the inquisitive. LouZyArt has […]

An Easy introduction to Meditation

An Easy introduction to Meditation

Meditation Made Easy by its Founder Zoe Strickland Hello! My name is Zoe. I am a mindfulness meditation teacher and have enjoyed the benefits of my own meditation practice for several years. Thank you, OLLIE, for inviting me to contribute to the newsletter and digital media platforms, with a view to enthusing people to begin […]

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