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 This can change old, unwanted, possibly outdated, behaviours/emotions/responses and pave the…

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What Does Mindful Mean and Is It Good For Me?

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What does ‘mindful’ mean? The answer is simple. ‘Mindful’ may be a new buzz word, but all is actually means is focusing your attention, on purpose, on things that are happening in the present moment (rather than being on ‘automatic pilot’ and letting your mind ‘wander’). For example, giving a child your full attention, or…

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Guided visualization imagery: Changing the life you have to the life you want

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Guided visualization imagery, or, for those who prefer science, focusing attention to change the path of information flow along neurons; do the same thing. They change the life you have to the life you want. When we visualise what we want in our lives, we are consciously living life on purpose, rather than by cruising…

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Your genes, Your environment and how Thoughts can change your health and your life

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The Human Genome Project taught us that our DNA consists of more than our genes. What used to be called ‘junk DNA’ has now been re-named as ‘dark matter’, and within this dark matter are ‘regulatory elements’ that exert an influence over our genes. Anything that exerts an influence over genes is called ‘epigenetics’ (epi…

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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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