Darren W. Rees

Category: Mindfulness

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Weebles Wobble But They Don’t Fall Down

One of the accessories I use when teaching mindfulness to school children… Weeble toys from the 1970s and 1980s.  It’s a nice, fun, kinaesthetic way to show kids how we can centre ourselves…

Books #1 Kirke Olson / Louis Cozolino

Two books I’ve read recently on similar themes of relationships and attachment.   I would highly recommend both books for any teacher particularly the book by Olson. It’s written in a way accessible…

Reflections on Mindfulness Course by a Teacher

I wrote the following blog reflection three years ago on my experiences completing the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course at Cardiff Buddhist Centre.  It was posted as a PDF file available for…

My Journey into Mindfulness (Willem Kuyken)

A charming Professor Kuyken explains his introduction to mindfulness and how its role has matured in his personal and professional life…

Bite-Sized Mindfulness – Kira Willey

Kira Willey‘s TED Talk on bite-sized mindfulness practices for children … Three elements for bite-sized mindfulness : keep it short, kid-friendly, practice consistently.    

Mindfulness Wales Network on Hwb

Here’s a link to the Mindfulness Wales Network forum on Hwb, the all-Wales education portal.  You’ll need to be logged in to Hwb to join or access this forum.

Mindfulness Courses in South Wales

Mindfulness is a very useful practice and skill to have as a teacher.  I’ve compiled a list of various courses running from January 2019 and suitable for teachers in South Wales.   Some of…

Reflective account on 8 week MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course) undertaken by a school teacher

I wrote a reflective account of my experiences doing the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course in Cardiff…  Why take a mindfulness course ? I work as a school supply teacher and wanted to…