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Alan Watts - Life and Music - When we are forever looking for happiness, we often miss the happiness that could be experienced in the present through the engagement ofmindfulness

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"Images to think about" is my page on Pinterest. It is a collection of images that can offer a place to begin to create a bigger picture of how we feel within.We are all made up of "Parts of Self". Some we know about, some, others can see and some are yet to emerge. Image can enable the unconscious to become conscious, Mindfulness experiencing of these images can bring you into the present while offering personal insights.

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Survival Back Packs. I volunteer as an Art Therapist at Inner Space ( http://www.innerspace.org.au/ ) , a holistic health centre and needle exchange network where Homelessness is a very real problem for many of the clients. Solving it requires a lot more than just what you or I can do on our own. But that doesn't mean we can't help individual people. I really loved this idea and am going to make a few of these myself.

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Ancient warrior myths help veterans fight PTSD Greek heroes struggled with battle stress, too

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Henna Heals is a global community of artists that tattoos temporary “henna crowns” on patients' bald heads, as a form of empowerment. Complete hair loss is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy. Patients often turn to wigs, hats, and scarves to cover their heads, but now there’s a new alternative.

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Creative Sparks (NGO), Svett Moondog (Counselor Art therapist and children's author) and I are working together on this project with refugee and asylum seeking children. This will be one of many projects that Svett and I will be collaborating on. We hope to bring therapeutic creativity, promote community and group integration and have lots and lots of fun using materials from the local environment. We will also engage in movement,music and mindfulness.

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Chimes for Autism: Tyler's Story. Life is full of beautiful moments

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Music- Relax instrumental

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Mindfulness with me at the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre Altona Melbourne

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Mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn- Introduction to the 9 Attitudes- Letting go,Gratitude and Generosity, Lifestyle change, Patience, Non judging, Trust, Acceptance, Beginners mind,Non-striving, Watch this small segment of mindfulness teaching and then follow the links to the 9 attitudes.

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Since I went public with my story of alleged childhood sexual abuse it would seem that I have encouraged 8 more survivors to come forward and tell their alleged stories which involve 5 different abusers. I hope the survivors have the support that they will need right now. My heart is with them.

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Bars & Melody Anti bullying Rapp on Britain's got Talent. I was so happy that someones shared this with me so that I could share it with you. It takes courage to recover from being a victim of bullying and these boys show their courage to the world.

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It is mothers day in Australia today. Mothers day was once a time when family spent time being grateful for one another. Sadly, as with many facets of our lives, consumerism is the big winner on this day.As a mother and step mother and grandmother I am grateful that my family appreciate and love me every day. Right back at you kids..

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Music - Soothing music to aid consentration

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How to Give Unconditional Love When You Didn't Get It Yourself ? “The key is unconditional kindness to all life, including one’s own, which we refer to as compassion.” – David R. Hawkins

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Dr Daniel Siegel presenting a hand model of the brain

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"Plot your course with mindfulness " is the first of the 8 Keys To Safe Trauma Recovery. In this interview with Michael Gavin, Editor of the safetraumarecovery.com website, Babette explains how it can be applied by people affected by trauma and PTSD

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Mindfulness is a state of being gained by being present in the moment without judgment and with compassion. Maintaining a state of mindfulness opens the mind, body and spirit to numerous gifts of joy in the most simple of daily tasks. This article offers 13 potential mindful moments.

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Look Up - Living in the un-social world of social media. I am very grateful for the advances in technology but I am more grateful for the face to face relationships that I have for the people that I love. Look up from your phone, I-pad etc and live in the moment. Mindfulness

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How to Know Your Life Purpose in 5 Minutes: Adam Leipzig. The interesting insight of this lesson is that it would seem that people find their purpose in how they enhance the lives of others. My purpose is to share mindfulness in all aspects of my life. What's yours?

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Music : Relaxing Music, Meditation Music, Sleep

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