Letting go of anxiety

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Last week half a dozen people, all women as it happens, met in a beautiful setting overlooking the Firth of Forth in order to support one another in the practice of mindfulness , a practice many people feel intimidated by, but is as simple as giving our concentration to our in breath and our out breath; each breath as it comes.  In giving our full attention to our breath we also practice letting go of the stories our minds engage in.  At its most basic, this is a practice that gives our minds and bodies rest.

One theme that often occurs when people first decide to practice mindfulness is the need for respite from anxiety.  We have many circumstances in our lives where anxiety arises, and it’s very easy to get caught up in the story lines anxiety brings – we’ve all done it.

Last year I did an online…

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