Bodyfulness…a guest blog from Rosalie Dores, founder of Optimal Living

Rosalie, a wonderful mindfulness teacher and supervisor based in Islington and founder of Optimal Living shares her passion for mindful movement as an essential and liberating practice, and explores why we sometimes find it so hard to be 'bodyful'...on 16th April 2017 “Mr. Duffy lived a short distance from his body.” James Joyce – The Dubliners Image courtesy of Michael Leunig It is my experience as a mindfulness practitioner, teacher and supervisor that movement [...]

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Trust Yourself, And Drop Those Heavy ‘Shoulds’

"As soon as you trust yourself you will know how to live” Goethe Trust was proposed by Jon Kabat-Zinn as one of the foundations of mindfulness based stress reduction.  It’s an evocative word, and often we think of trust in relation to others, but here the emphasis is about trusting ourselves. It means developing a relationship with ourselves that honours, sometimes for the first time in a long time, our body, our feelings and [...]

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