Movement for the Mind and Meditation

Movement for the Mind and Meditation

Fridays 12-1pm at The Old School, Market Lavington, Devizes, Wilts SN10 4DT

WEEKLY SESSIONS STARTING FRIDAY 8TH MARCH 2019 

Price: £6 per week

This session is a combination of Movement for the Mind– gentle stretching, postural and breathing techniques. Meditation, slowing mental activity and Mindfulness – being present and”in the moment.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety

What is Anxiety? 

Anxiety can be caused by feeling helpless, having too little information, or feeling overwhelmed with too much too much information to process, to make sense of.

Feeling overwhelmed, daunted by what would normally be simple daily activities? Confused, and unable to make decisions? Anxiety can manifest as thoughts jumbling in your head, worries going around and around in your mind. Sleep may be restless and intermittent. You may feel tense, or ‘on edge’, irritable, or be unable to relax.

 

NHS Definition of Anxiety

Counselling provides a safe place to explore what the cause of your anxiety is, and help you to devise strategies for coping with it. Levels of anxiety dramatically reduce, or disappear altogether, once you understand how and why you become stressed. Planning life changes, or different ways of seeing problems can dramatically alter confidence levels and self-worth.

Meditation and mindfulness are also great ways to calm a busy mind and to give space for rational thought.