Mindfully Turning Towards Chronic Pain

Ilze GroblerUncategorized

One in five Australians are affected by chronic pain, which in turn increases the risk for depression. Our common reaction is to resist pain, yet mindfully turning towards pain offers the opportunity to transform suffering.   Chronic pain affects one in five Australians and is the most common reason people seek medical help. This prevalence rises to one in three … Read More

Living With Daily Intent

Ilze GroblerUncategorized

“Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving” – Kahlil Gibran  How you start the day sets the tone for the rest of your day. The best way to bring mindfulness into your life effortlessly is through living with daily intent. Setting an intention that aligns with how you want to be, live and … Read More

Mindful Attitude of Non-striving

Ilze GroblerMindfulness and ACT for Beginners Group, Mindfulness Meditation

We find ourselves immersed in a hyper-competitive, goal-obsessed culture where striving and achieving is highly valued. However, when we never disengage from striving it becomes detrimental to our mental well-being. With mindfulness meditation we can practice non-striving and disengaging from our striving mode. Non-striving doesn’t make sense if you’re immersed in a hyper-competitive, goal-obsessed culture like most of us are. … Read More