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Resources on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

For more information on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Group Programs or Training or for more resources visit our other website: Mindful Path

 

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The overall aim of the practices in Mindfulness and Self-Compassion is to adopt a non-judgmental acceptance of whatever is there and befriending ourselves in the present moment. The goal is not necessarily to achieve a perfectly calm, relaxed state, but to be aware, to suspend judgment for a while so we can practice kind acceptance of the here and now, as it is, with compassion. In this way, we are learning to relate to ourselves in a different way, so instead of being over-critical, we can orient our mind to appreciate with a kind and joyful awareness.

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion are complex skills. Start gradually 5-10 minutes every day and then increase to 20-30 minutes, once or twice a day. Some people will experience immediate benefits from the practice while for others, it may take a few weeks of daily practices before they notice the benefit and effectively start re-wiring their brain.

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Links and Apps to Free Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Website for Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Programs in Canberra: Mindful Path Gold Coast

Daily postings:  Facebook Mindful Path Gold Coast Community 

Mindfulness app for all agesSmiling Mind and  Insight Timer

Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction(MBSR) 8-week Program: Palouse Mindfulness: Stress reduction and wellbeing

Sites for free mindfulness and self-compassion audio tracks

Mindfulness and Emotion Management on Bloomfield Psychology-free mindfulness meditation audio

Mindful Self-Compassion Free Meditation audio by Marie Bloomfield on Mindful Path

UCLA Semel Institute – Mindful awareness research centre

Mindful Self-Compassion – Christopher K. Germer, PhD

Mindful Self-Compassion- Dr Kristin Neff

The Mindful Way Through Anxiety

Belly Breathe for children by Sesame Street

The Free Mindfulness Project

Sites on Mindfulness for pain relief

Self-help book on Compassion-Focused Therapy and Mindful Self-Compassion

The complete Guide for overcoming depression by Paul Guilbert revised ed. 2009

The compassionate mind by Paul Gilbert, 2009

Radical Compassion by Tara Brach, 2019

Good Morning, I love you by Shauna Shapiro, 2020

Bloomfield Psychology offers additional free mindfulness information brochures and downloads. For more information please contact us.

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Marie Bloomfield, 0427795721

Burleigh Waters, Gold Coast, Qld, 4220

Burleigh Waters, Gold Coast, Qld 4220