Mindful deep reading: the health benefits of reading novels

Jody Thomas illustration of a girl reading

Deep reading, also known as slow reading, is the mindful way of enjoying a novel. Instead of skimming over passages and getting sidetracked by social media, websites and other distractions, slow down and focus on your book. Stepping into a different world and escaping your daytime drudgery is just one of the many reasons for reading… Read more

In The Moment magazine issue 1 – on sale now

In The Moment issue 1

Our first issue of In The Moment magazine is on sale now, packed with mindful ways to live your life well. And our theme for issue 1 is “the little things”, so you can take small steps towards achieving your dreams and discover what makes you happy. If something seems impossible or too much of a… Read more

Project Calm issue 4: on sale now

Project Calm issue 4 cover

Project Calm issue 4 is on sale now in the UK! Our summer edition is packed with creative projects and ideas, beautiful photography and insightful features. Discover the secrets of beekeeping, the calming power of the sea, mindful weaving, beach treasures for your home, the art of paper collage, the sound of silence and much… Read more

What is hypnosis?

How hypnotherapy works

Just like mindfulness, hypnosis is a kind of meditation. The key to hypnosis is relaxation and the idea is that by relaxing your conscious mind, you can access your subconscious mind – hypnotherapy is where you use this access to make positive changes. Similarly, in mindfulness, the idea is to focus the conscious mind on… Read more

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In The Moment is a brand new practical lifestyle magazine for the modern-thinking woman. With content covering wellbeing, creating, living and escaping, its monthly publication will reflect latest trends and encourage you to make the most of every day by living ‘In The Moment’. To make sure you don’t miss out, simply sign up to… Read more

The creative power of walking

Mindful walking illustration

The benefits that come from going for a good walk are fairly obvious: it gets the body moving, exercising and strengthening the legs; it strengthens the heart and gets the blood pumping round your system; it deepens the breathing and opens your lungs to refreshing air. It offers a very effective way to practise mindfulness,… Read more

Mindful thoughts for cyclists: the upside of punctures

The upside of punctures bicycle illustration

Few things are more dispiriting for the cyclist than a puncture – especially in the back wheel. A sudden, spongy vagueness in the handling is swiftly followed by the soul-sapping burble of metal rim and flaccid rubber on pavement, which sounds suspiciously like deep, mocking laughter. At best, you’re looking at lost time and some… Read more

The Mindful Living Show, 2-3 June 2017

Mindful Living Show Poster

Join The Mindful Living Show, 2-3 June to learn more about the art of mindfulness and the ways in which it can benefit your creative life.   Make time for the mind this June as The Mindful Living Show comes to the Business Design Centre, London with a line up of teachings from the leading names in mindfulness and… Read more

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