Why we need to be mindful – it’s our parental responsibilty.

I’ve always lived for the moment – as a teenager, then as a student at university and during my days as a travelling teacher.  My dad would say to me, “Caroline, Life’s not one big party!” but I always lived like it was, that was until I had responsibility. I was well into my thirties, a marriage, a mortgage and Read More

Mindfulness for Parents

Feeling worn out, emotional, overwhelmed, gritting your teeth, unable to enjoy time with your child, no time for yourself? Parenthood is a most precious gift, yet all too often with the demands of modern day life, we are unable to enjoy being a parent and the wonders of our children.  We have so many things to do that we get caught Read More

Health and Social Care – MindfulnessTraining Event – Manchester

Every year colleagues from the Manchester Catholic Education Partnership (MANCEP) meet in curriculum groups for training and networking.  This year the Health and Social Care Department at Loreto Sixth Form College invited Health and Social Care teachers from Xaverian Sixth Form College to attend a Mindfulness Training event at their college campus in Hulme, Manchester. We had a full morning Read More

SAGE Staff Wellbeing

The global company SAGE is at the forefront when looking after their staff wellbeing.  They recently held a company wellbeing week, of which we were pleased to be a part of at their Salford Quays office. We provided a one-hour lunchtime mindfulness session to a team of Technical Advisors, Team Managers and Site Managers.  None of them had participated in Read More