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Are you feeling like the world is a strange and unsettling place right now? Mindfully can help. Join Lisa Millar, and Sydney Swans legend and mindfulness champion Brett Kirk, as they bring you the tools you need to find a calmer and happier you. From getting rid of work stress, to coping with adversity, Mindfully will help you build mindfulness into key areas of your life.
Mindfulness and relationships — explained
Life is an interconnected web of relationships. And nurturing those connections can be tricky at times. Mindfulness can help improve how we relate to ourselves and others. AFL legend and father of five, Brett Kirk, and his wife Hayley, pull back the curtain on their 22-year relationship and how mindfulness has helped them feel closer. Clinical psychologist, Dr Ben Buchanan reveals how he uses mindfulness in his marriage and how to incorporate it into our busy, everyday lives. Smiling Mind CEO Addie Wootten gives us some practical tips on how to improve relationships with ourselves, our partner, our family, and our friends through mindfulness.
Aug 5, 2020
13 min
Relationships meditation 01 — Time for self-compassion
How often do you show yourself some compassion? It's the heart of self-care, but so often we fall to the bottom of our own priority pile. This Smiling Mind meditation is about learning to show yourself the same care and kindness you would a loved one.
Aug 5, 2020
10 min
Relationships meditation 02 — Active, mindful listening
Giving your full attention to someone is key to being more present. This Smiling Mind meditation uses music to help you develop mindful listening skills. This can help your interactions with your partner, family, and loved ones.
Aug 5, 2020
10 min
Relationships meditation 03 — See your family through new eyes
Imagine meeting your family for the first time. This Smiling Mind meditation is a journey of re-discovery, designed to help you see your family with fresh eyes. It aims to develop more meaningful and connected relationships with your family members
Aug 5, 2020
11 min
Relationships meditation 04 — Growing through gratitude
Gratitude helps us to maintain and strengthen relationships. This Smiling Mind meditation is designed to help you cultivate a feeling of appreciation and gratitude for your friends.
Aug 5, 2020
12 min
INTRODUCING — Mindfulness and relationships
Relationships with other people can be the source of life's greatest joys. And, greatest frustrations. In this series, Mindfully host and former Sydney Swans captain Brett Kirk looks into the ways mindfulness can improve your relationships. The four short meditations are tailor-made to give you back some control of your state - even when emotions are running high. With practical tips on how to incorporate mindfulness meditation into your life; it will provide you with the tools you need to be kinder and more patient with yourself and the people who are important to you. Developed in collaboration with not-for-profit organisation Smiling Mind, these meditations are designed for you to use however and whenever suits you best.
Jul 29, 2020
1 min
Corona Calm 08 – Coping with adversity
A meditation for when things in life seem difficult, stressful, or overwhelming. Take this time to breathe, and find the calm.
May 6, 2020
8 min
Corona Calm 07 – Unwind before bed
When it comes to falling asleep, it can be so hard to switch off. You lie in bed....worrying about the endless lists of things to do and worrying about tomorrow.... well, let all that go. Right now. Because this gratitude meditation is all about making you feel warm inside, while you’re toasty in bed. Sweet dreams.
Apr 29, 2020
13 min
Corona Calm 06 – Deep, blissful listening
A sleep-inducing meditation for the times it can be hard to switch off. This gratitude meditation is all about making you feel warm inside, while you’re cosy in bed. Sweet dreams.
Apr 22, 2020
8 min
Corona Calm 05 – A relaxing family ritual
If you have kids at home, this meditation has been made specially so you can listen with the younger people in your life. And for any frazzled parents, you might find this very useful for five minutes of quiet time. So relax, and enjoy this one together.
Apr 15, 2020
7 min
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