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Mindfulness

Videos

  • TED Talk: How mindfulness changes the emotional life of our brains | Richard J. Davidson (2019)
    • Dr Davidson is the William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder and Director of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr Davidson is also the Founder of Healthy Minds Innovations, which translates science into tools to cultivate and measure well-being. In this eye-opening talk, Richard Davidson discusses how mindfulness can improve well-being and outlines strategies to boost four components of a healthy mind: awareness, connection, insight, and purpose.


Mobile Applications

  • Headspace Meditation
    • Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is a meditation app to teach the skills of meditation and mindfulness.


Articles

  • The Benefits of Mindfulness | Therapist Aid
    • An evidence-based article by TherapistAid defining mindfulness and its benefits.
  • Relaxation Techniques | Therapist Aid
    • An evidence-based article and guide by TherapistAid about relaxation techniques.

Therapists specialising in Mindfulness

Michael Said

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Trainee Gestalt Psychotherapist
Liya Aquilina

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Gestalt Psychotherapist
Gillian Balani

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Counsellor
Esther Cuschieri Huij

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Gestalt & Child Psychotherapist
Deborah Farrugia

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Gestalt Psychotherapist & EMDR Trainee Practitioner
Danjela Falzon

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Gestalt Psychotherapist
Clare Padovani

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Gestalt Psychotherapist & Educator
Charlene Camilleri Duca

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Clinical Psychologist & Gestalt Psychotherapist
Charlene Borg

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Systemic Family Psychotherapist
Arianne Spiteri Cremona

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Gestalt Psychotherapist

Resources about Mindfulness

The Power of Therapeutic Writing

Written by Clare Padovani
Many people assume that writing is just for writers or poets when, in fact, writing is for everyone and has been used for many years as a means of expression and healing. Therapeutic writing, in particular, has numerous benefits and takes a number of different forms, as explored in the following article by Clare Padovani, Gestalt Psychotherapist….

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The key to happiness and fulfilment – Cherish the present

Written by Maria Mifsud
We live in a hyper-busy world, where our pace of life is always frantic. Our minds are constantly occupied and we are forever up to something. With that in mind, I would like you, the reader, to take a moment and think about the last time that you did nothing – just 10 minutes doing absolutely nothing. And when I say nothing, I really do mean nothing. Therefore, no emailing, no texting, no inte…

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The importance of being idle – How boredom can help us flourish

Written by Giulia Bertone
During this pandemic-induced period of indefinite self-quarantine, most of us are lying on the edges of the spectrum marked by chronic boredom on one end and compulsive engagement on the other. We cannot go to work, all establishments are closed and having a social life outside of your doorstop is basically prohibited by law. It’s just you, your cave, too much free time on your hands and no idea w…

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Mindful eating – forming healthy eating habits through mindfulness

Written by Giulia Bertone
Our eating habits effect our psyche and, in turn, our psyche and emotions effect our food intake. Research has shown that food does not only serve a survival or nutritional function, but also plays a huge role in our emotional and psychological well-being. Despite this, most of us engage in reckless eating habits. Having a fast-paced lifestyle is often blamed for consuming food in a hurry, eating …

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Living mindfully

Written by Danjela Falzon
What is Mindfulness? Have you ever got up from your chair with the intention of doing something very specific, such as switching off a light in another room, only to get back into your chair and realise you can’t remember if you actually switched the light off? Or sat down to eat dinner whilst staring at the TV, only to notice afterwards that you barely tasted or appreciated what you were…

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WellbeingAdultsMental HealthMindfulnessSelf-Growth

Helping your child regulate their emotions

Written by Maria Mifsud
Anyone who’s witnessed, or experienced a child close to them, having a temper tantrum will understand the challenge of managing one’s own, and the child’s emotions at that moment. In this very informative article, Systemic Family Therapist, Maria Mifsud, explains the importance of managing our emotions and how this relates directly to teaching children to do the same. She also provides some information on how to help children self-regulate….

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Finding support and calm during a crisis

Written by Danjela Falzon
We’re living in truly challenging times. At present, we’re faced with a pandemic which is impacting the daily lives of the worldwide community. The uncertainty related to the virus itself and its impact on our health is just one way the pandemic is affecting us. We’re also faced with uncertainty related to when we can return to work, see our friends and family and enjoy the pleasures we did …

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Cooking Therapy

Written by Maria Mifsud
In recent years, society has begun to rely more than ever on takeouts, restaurants and fast food, losing the benefits of experiencing how cooking and serving food to others makes us feel. In this article. Systemic Family Therapist, Maria Mifsud, outlines the many benefits of food preparation on individuals and the community….

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