129 episodes

A podcast focused on how you can pick up the basics of mindfulness and meditation with the aim of creating a calmer, happier you and a kinder world.

Mindfulness For Beginners Shaun Donaghy

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A podcast focused on how you can pick up the basics of mindfulness and meditation with the aim of creating a calmer, happier you and a kinder world.

    New year, new path 3: Watering the seeds of happiness

    New year, new path 3: Watering the seeds of happiness

    We’re finishing up our new year refresh of the basics of mindfulness by considering how we tend to our difficult emotions like sadness, anger and anxiety. But aren’t these emotions bad? Don’t we want to just get rid of them if we want to be happy and calm?

    Book your place on the Be Calm, Be Happy mindfulness course (starts Wed 16th 7pm UK time): https://bit.ly/calmhappy

    Email me - I love to hear from you: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 24 min
    New year, new path 2: How to be happy

    New year, new path 2: How to be happy

    We are having a January refresh of the basics of mindfulness on the podcast as part of our new year theme of happiness. But how do we get happy? What do we have to do?

    Book your place on the Be Calm, Be Happy mindfulness course (starts Wed 16th Feb 7pm UK time): https://bit.ly/calmhappy

    Join me this Sunday 16th Jan for a live chat about mindfulness: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for/status/1481988959039328256?s=20

    Email me - I love to hear from you: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 27 min
    New year, new path 1: Breathing is your superpower

    New year, new path 1: Breathing is your superpower

    This January we're covering the basics of mindfulness so we can walk the path of happiness in 2022. Focusing your awareness on your breathing is the foundation of being present - but how can breathing in and out make you happy?

    Book your place on the Be Calm, Be Happy mindfulness course (starts Wed 16th 7pm UK time): https://bit.ly/calmhappy

    Email me - I love to hear from you: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 24 min
    Your new years resolution: happiness

    Your new years resolution: happiness

    A new year is here and its the time for setting intentions for the twelve months ahead - but rather than setting yourself a target, what if you made happiness your new years resolution?

    Join me on the Be Calm Be Happy course - find out more and register your interest: https://forms.gle/BLmwpnyQd6jSg7LW6

    Email: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 24 min
    Maintaining family harmony this Christmas

    Maintaining family harmony this Christmas

    Christmas is a time where we get together with our family and celebrate. But its not always peace and harmony - being trapped in a small space with people inevitably means that at some points you start to rub up against one another. So how to we keep ourselves laughing all the way?

    Join me on the Be Calm Be Happy course - find out more and register your interest: https://forms.gle/BLmwpnyQd6jSg7LW6

    Email: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 24 min
    Don't just do something, sit there: the power of patience

    Don't just do something, sit there: the power of patience

    On the podcast we’re thinking about ways that we can unlock and free our minds, and one of those ways is through patience. But isn’t patience one of those things that you just have, am I just naturally impatient? I bet you can’t wait for the answer!

    Join me on the Be Calm Be Happy course - find out more and register your interest: https://forms.gle/BLmwpnyQd6jSg7LW6

    Email: mindfulnessforbeginners@protonmail.com

    Join the Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/999461463825856/

    Say hello on twitter: https://twitter.com/mindfulness_for

    Plum Village app: https://plumvillage.app/

    Meditation can be used to reduce stress / anxiety, improve your mood and live a more peaceful, fulfilled life. If you find it helpful, I invite you to share on Facebook and say hello! You may also wish to leave a review on Apple, Spotify etc.

    • 26 min

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