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Challenging Perfectionism … Letting Go and “Good Enough”

Sewing and creativity can bring out the perfectionist monkey’s in full force. Any new mums struggling with this can join the FREE mini-retreat this Thursday (Sept 21st), in Highgate, London. Come and try out @sewmindful and say hi to your perfectionist mental monkey!  (We have a crèche from 10-3.30pm – booking is essential). Those perfectionist […]

#whatismindfulness with Psychologies and Now Live Events at Conway Hall

  #whatismindfulness? A very good question and a full audience at Conway Hall yesterday to discuss this very issue. Covering the definitions of mindfulness (there are many and everyone is arguing!), the benefits of mindfulness (clear thinking anyone?), what your brain needs to be doing to engage in any moment mindfully and some applied practices, […]

@sewmindful update

Background: Weaving a new Story is a project investigating how mindful textile work can support mothers with postnatal depression. A collaboration between Clinical Psychologist Dr Tamara Russell from King’s College London’s Department of Neuroimaging and textile artist and psychologist Liz Finegold, it is supported by the Cultural Institute at King’s, Cocoon Family Support and the […]

Transitional Pause anyone?

  The Transitional Pause is my most used mindfulness tool. I am using it all day, every day for every type of transition. It helps me to gain knowledge about how the days activities have impacted on my body and mind. It helps me to ground and pause. It helps me to move forward with […]

Liz’s Gift – A celebration of courage and compassion. June 3rd, 10-12AM, King’s College London, Waterloo

It’s Time to Celebrate the Amazing Journey of the Weaving a New Story Project. Mixing and blending textiles, neuroscience, compassion, creativity. Giving 100% commitment to embody mindfulness and embrace mindlessness as best we can at all times. Full catastrophe living indeed! Join psychologist and textiles artist Liz Finegold and Dr Tamara Russell at a mini-workshop at King’s […]