"I learnt that I can step back from a bad situation without reacting to it"
"I experienced a completely new approach. Every week has been helpful/revealing. I valued taking the time to focus on being kind to myself and others"
"I feel I am ‘living’ more rather than racing ahead and being constantly ‘in my head’'
"I have a great intention to further carry it forward and for it to help me to lead a fuller life"
"I practice a little each day and it makes me less impulsive and judgmental"
"Thank you so much. I am really feeling the benefit"
"I really enjoyed the course"
"Meditation has had a calming, de-stressing, re-charging effect. Also a physical effect in terms of releasing tension"
"Thank you again for all your time over the past months. You've ben a great teacher"
"I learnt that mindfulness can take many forms"
"I have reacted more skilfully to certain situations"
"The breathing meditation helps to keep me focused on individual tasks with less anxiety"
"The course came at an exceptionally busy time for work and family life but I have glimpsed the clear benefit of mindfulness and I shall endeavour to put in to practice something of what you have tried to impart"
"I learnt different methods of practicing mindfulness"
"I learnt that my mental state impacts my physical state both positively and negatively"
"I’m learning to be mindful of regular daily activities and my interactions with others"
"I wish I had committed more to the meditations"
"I learnt to be kinder to myself and others"
"I use it to change my mood and be in the moment. I enjoyed the course"
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and it has changed many unhelpful patterns. It has made me realize that I’m not alone in how I have been ‘in my head’ "
"I feel that I am less stressed and I can use the breathing space to take away the stress and doubts"
"I have begun to recognize the importance of looking after myself"
"I learnt how to engage in meditation"
"I’m calmer and taking better care of myself"
"I learnt the importance of self-compassion"
"I learnt how to relax my body and mind through meditation"
July 2017 courses
“I’ve learnt to be kind to myself”
"I'm learning to be calmer"
“It is encouraging to realize that other people think and feel the same way that I do”
“It has been a journey, exploring and ever-curious!”
“I would like to say how well I think that the course was presented. I found it hard in parts but found it was very well explained and I thoroughly joined the whole experience”
"(The course) has made me more aware of my feelings and a better way to accept them and stay with them as they present themselves ‘in the moment’"
“I have valued being with other people on the course and listening to how they see and interpret things”
"I'm sleeping better"
“I have started to be more aware of my prayer and before I eat”
"I’m learning to think about things before I react too quickly”
“I find myself coming back to mindfulness when encountering difficult situations”
“I’m trying to love my body and be in tune with the feelings that I experience”
“I’m learning to worry (less) and over-think less”
“I use the breathing space and body scan to energise and relax me”
“I realized I do more things in my life that are depleting. I need to balance this out with nurturing myself"
“ I have learned to focus more on the present moment in a non-judgmental way ”