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Barefoot Mindfulness for everyday
Mindfulness-based approaches are now widely used in the treatment of anxiety and depression to maintain health and wellbeing.
It can support people to reduce stress and anxiety, help with low mood, lack of motivation and pain and illness. It provides you with practical techniques to integrate mindfulness into everyday life. It is a simple approach to teaching you how to pay more attention to the moment, rather than worrying about the past or the future. Learning and practising Mindfulness can help you to recognise habitual ways of responding to everyday events.
It can improve the quality of your life and help you to appreciate the good things in your life. Put simply, mindfulness is all about managing your mind. Everyone can learn mindfulness and gain something valuable from it.
‘Mindfulness is by far the best tool I have to calm me down and take the heat out of my thoughts and feelings’ Ruby Wax
Julie Jeffs, Founder & Director Barefoot Mindfulness Co
Barefoot mindfulness adheres to the good practice guidelines for teaching mindfulness courses. click here.
Julie is a registered psychotherapist, couples therapist, trainer and mindfulness teacher. She is listed on the UK Network for mindfulness-based teacher training organisations.click here. To be on the register teachers need to demonstrate that they meet the UK good practice guidelines, are suitably trained, committed to continuous professional development, hold appropriate insurance and are receiving supervision from an experienced mindfulness teacher.
Julie has recently trained with Gina Beigal founder of the mindfulness stress reduction programme for teens. Gina is the author of the ‘The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: mindfulness skills to help you deal with stress. For information about our 8-week stress reduction programme for teens click here
‘Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it’. Sharon Salzberg