Can Mindfulness Rewire The Brain?

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In my practice, we use specific mindful awareness practices, which include awareness (for example, using breath practices & others), but also include specific use of focal attention, to create new neural fibres and new connections in our brain, no matter how old you are. This can change old, unwanted, possibly outdated, behaviours/emotions/responses and pave the…

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Do The Words You Hear Affect Your Health?

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Research shows that ‘cues’ in our environment, and the words we hear, ‘prime’ us to behave in a certain way. We are not consciously aware of them, and so instead of being ‘mindful’ about their potential effects we respond to the primes ‘mindlessly’. (There is a solution though, and so read on). For example, in…

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You can make a difference to your physical and mental health and do not let anyone tell you differently

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The question many people ask is “Can I reverse my health problems”? The short answer to this question is that it depends on the extent of damage that has already occurred in your body. If part of your pancreas has been destroyed, as in the case of Type 1 diabetes, then it cannot be reversed (although…

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