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‘Bitesize Mindfulness’ in 15 minutes a day: A guide for beginners by Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Mindfulness in 15 minutes a day: A guide for beginners Mindfulness involves learning a skill that can be introduced in a few sessions and be with you for the rest of your life. It is a skill that can help you to relax a skill for health and well-being a skill to sooth and calm

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Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance

Steps you can start to take today to improve your work/life balance Ian Geddes and Susan Chan Most of us choose to work. Most of us have to work to achieve the lifestyle we aspire to. Again for many of us we will work for a large part of our lives. There are many positive

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‘Bitesize Mindfulness’ in 20 minutes a day. A guide for beginners by Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Mindfulness in 20 minutes a day. A guide for beginners A skill that can help you to relax A skill for health and wellbeing A skill to sooth and calm the mind A skill that can be introduced in a few sessions and be with you for the rest of your life Mindfulness, a meditation

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‘Living the Dream’: Dealing with Stress with Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Living the Dream. Dealing with Stress Stress can affect us all in different ways. A little stress is good. It increases the levels of hormones flooding through the body and this improves thinking performance. Too much of it is bad. In the animal world we talk about the ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ response’. But there is

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Addicted to Social Media? Do we need a ‘digital detox’? By Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

We were having a meal out recently. As we looked around the restaurant, there were people at 10 tables. Apart from ourselves, only 2 other tables had people actually talking to each other. The other 7 tables either had a single person, couples or larger groups where a smart phone or tablet was being used! So,

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Developing an Ethical Business and Wellness Consultancy in Shanghai, China by Ian Geddes and Susan Chan

Since 2013 our Mind, Body and Wellness Consultancy has been established in the Chinese city of Shanghai. Shanghai is an awesome city. The pace of growth is immense. I was going to say that the urban skyline has changed considerably over the last 20 years. Well, substitute 20 years for 5 years. Indeed I’m sure

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A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

A Mindful Compassionate Guide to a Happier Life        Introduction Are you serious about having a happier life and living your dream?   Can you imagine how life would be if you could remove the barriers that hold you back? Can you imagine that life could be happier and that you can truly ‘live the dream’?

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Key Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Principles for Living the Dream and Positive Change Taken from, ‘Living the Dream’, by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes Often in life we seem to seek out advisers believing that they are the experts in all aspect so life. When it comes to yourself, you are your own expert. No one knows you better than

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Keeping our children free from Stress by Susan Chan and Ian Geddes

Childhood is supposed to be a carefree time when life is free from worries, with fun and laughter. All too often the reality is different. In the last year I have worked with children who are stressed, anxious and unhappy. In my work as a holistic practioner I use a wide variety of approaches and

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Golden Rules to adopt when working with people

How not to upset people!  “I will never blame other people” We all make mistakes. Suppliers don’t deliver on time. Potential customers never sign. You blame them for your problems. Are you free from blame? Maybe you didn’t provide enough training, build in enough of a buffer, or asked for too much too soon. Take

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