On this page we offer practical suggestions for enhancing wellbeing and healthy living. Remember that no one can give you wellbeing – it’s you who has to take action.
What is Wellbeing?
Due neither to great wealth nor the relentless pursuit of short term pleasures Wellbeing results from identifying and fostering one’s talents and strengths.
Wellbeing reflects ways of thinking, feeling and behaving that lead to physical and psychological resilience; to experiencing feelings of joy more often than despair; to possessing a lifelong curiosity about the world around you. An urge to play and explore, to savour and appreciate life’s simple pleasures; to have the courage to face up to new challenges and the confidence to persist in the face of set-backs; to maintain close and rewarding relationships throughout our life. Wellbeing is associated with good health and a robust immune system. There is a strong relationship between wellbeing and the amount of trust and goodwill within families and the wider community. The more time you spend with family, friends and neighbours, the more you participate in community activities, the happier you are and the healthier the community in which you live.
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BO-TAU WORKSHOPS – Wellbeing through Wellbreathing
Dr David Lewis developed this powerful new approach to wellbeing after years of clinical research and practice. Called Bo-Tau (the name stands for Breath Optimised Transformational Unblocking) it uniquely combines modern findings from neuroscience with traditional yogic procedures.
The professionally produced DVD set and book will guide you to use your breathing to boost energy, reduce stress, manage anxiety and eliminate negative thoughts and worries. Comes with FREE stress card (while stocks last)
Guided Meditations for Health & Wellbeing – Dan Jones
In recent year’s mindfulness meditation and loving kindness meditations have received significant interest from the scientific community for the health and wellbeing benefits they bring.
In this powerful new book, Dan explains how he came to understand the power of meditation during an unhappy childhood and offer practical guidance about how you too can master these important wellbeing skills. Among the many meditations you will learn meditative practices for: Increasing self-esteem and self-acceptance; Sleeping well; Reducing anger & anxiety; Being more creative; Increasing concentration; Relieving chronic pain; Improving your learning and memory; Discovering truth, enlightenment and peace.
Quit Smoking in 7 Days (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
This mindfulness-based, seven-stage, programme is designed to help you quit smoking quickly and effortlessly. Each session is made up of a set of Mp3 audio tracks, the first track of each session gives information and therapeutic input, the second track is an eyes closed process for triggering fresh neuronal growth to integrate the new learning in the mind. Track three gives you a task to do before the next session. Each therapy session helps you to work towards a smoke free future. It is important to leave at least 24 hours between sessions so that you have time to integrate the new learning and carry out the therapeutic task, which will help you to become and remain a non-smoker. The programme comprises twenty-two audio tracks and lasts just under 5 hours.
Mind Stimulation Pain Relief (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
Uses priming and the power of pattern matching to stimulate the mind-body processes responsible for pain relief to teach your unconscious mind how to manage pain, when to stop pain, when to reduce pain; and when to keep the pain in your awareness.
Healing Light Body Scan Meditation (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
A body scan relaxation process that is enhanced by focusing on healing light flowing through your body to allow your inner self to focus on all areas of your body and mind giving your unconscious mind an opportunity to take time to work through any issues in the body and mind.
Boost Your Immune System (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
Using your imagination and the power of priming and pattern matching this track helps you stimulate your immune system.
Explore Your Unconscious (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
Lie back and take a journey inside your mind, visit the land of ‘Your Unconscious’ where you can explore self-discovery and develop the connection between your conscious and unconscious mind, thereby increasing your access to inner wisdom and your natural intuitive abilities. This track can be used when you to ask questions of your deep inner wisdom.
Increase Happiness, Self Esteem & Wellbeing (Audio Mp3) – Dan Jones
This is a two-part therapy set. Track One has ‘therapy’; it sets you tasks and provides therapeutic information. Track Two has an eyes closed process to help enhance and build on the knowledge you gained on the first track as stimulating certain psychological processes to help the changes become more instinctive. These tracks are to be listened to frequently and the tasks followed to obtain optimum results.
Enhance Wellbeing – Mindfulness Meditation Series – Dan Jones
Meditation can be used to enhance feelings of wellbeing. This programme comprises four different meditations.
The first is designed to help you create calm and focus and begin to learn how to re-centre your mind and body by focusing on your breathing. If your mind wanders, that’s OK, just bring your awareness back to your breath. It is a short meditation that can be used many times a day.
The second meditation helps you to be aware of the present moment, of everything they can hear, see and feel. Each day we go through life only aware of what we choose to focus on, we rarely stop and allow ourselves to take in all the information available to us without labelling any of that information, just allowing ourselves to be aware and in the moment.
The third meditation guides you to become aware of your own body and the different feelings and sensations within. It helps your become mindful of your body without attaching to any one feeling or sensation but instead opening yourself up to your body as a whole.
If you find yourself constantly being made anxious or depressed by imagining things going wrong or similar negative and unhelpful thoughts or ideas, then meditation number four, can be used to learn how to consciously direct your imagination to problem solving and positive mental rehearsal. It will enable you to take control of how your imagination works in everyday life.
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Quit Drinking – Self Hypnosis – Dan Jones
This is a self hypnosis process to help you to quit drinking alcohol. It is recommended that if you drink alcohol heavily and plan to stop drinking that you seek professional medical advice. The side effects of drinking heavily and then stopping suddenly can be dangerous so it is best done under the supervision of your medical Doctor.