Articles tagged with: Mindfulness

  • 16 January 2018
    AWARE’s 2018 Mindfulness programme launched

    AWARE’s 2018 Mindfulness programme launched

    AWARE’s Mindfulness programme has been launched for 2018. Mindfulness is a form of meditation which can help you develop skills and techniques to cope with the daily challenges a busy life can bring, such as stress and anxiety. It involves making a special effort to give your full attention to...
  • 03 January 2017
    Beat the January blues with these helpful tips

    Beat the January blues with these helpful tips

    Christmas is over and so is the excitement that comes with it. The decorations are down and for many it’s time to go back to school or work. The January blues are usually a result of the cold, dark weather and the fact that we often overindulge in luxurious foods over Christmas which results in...
  • 10 November 2016
    AWARE celebrate their second Mindfulness Day

    AWARE celebrate their second Mindfulness Day

    AWARE is the national depression charity for Northern Ireland. On November 10, AWARE celebrated their annual Mindfulness day to encourage people to place a greater importance on their mental health by using the practice of Mindfulness on a daily basis. The AWARE Mindfulness Day took place in the...
  • 06 July 2016
    Register for the Mood Matters Parent & Baby programme

    Register for the Mood Matters Parent & Baby programme

    AWARE is delighted to be bringing the brand new Mood Matters Parent & Baby programme free of charge to the public on Wednesday 7 September in the Belfast Offices of AWARE. The Mood Matters Parent and Baby programmes places a strong emphasis on looking after the mental health of both the...
  • 09 June 2016
    AWARE brings Summer Mindfulness to the people of Newry

    AWARE brings Summer Mindfulness to the people of Newry

    AWARE is hosting a 2 hour Mindfulness workshop at the Sean Holywood Arts Centre in Newry.  The workshop taking place on Thursday 16th June from 7pm – 9pm will aim to give people a better understanding of what Mindfulness is. Participants will explore the ancient technique which is proven...
  • 21 March 2016
    1 in 6 people in Northern Ireland are using anti-depressant medication

    1 in 6 people in Northern Ireland are using anti-depressant medication

    Statistics sought from the Health Minister show that a staggering 300,000 people in Northern Ireland have been prescribed antidepressant medication from their GP during 2014/15. More surprisingly however is that 500 of those people are aged under 15. Mental health charity, AWARE is the only...
  • 22 January 2016
    Training tips for Malin to Mizen

    Training tips for Malin to Mizen

    This summer brave fundraisers will be cycling the full length of Ireland to raise money to help people affected by depression. AWARE’s 416-mile Malin to Mizen cycle challenge (www.aware-ni.org/malintomizen) is open to anyone with a basic level of fitness – you don’t have to be an...
  • 19 November 2015
    In a season where there can be ‘di-stress' learn how to ‘de-stress’ with a free Mindfulness information evening in CRUN

    In a season where there can be ‘di-stress' learn how to ‘de-stress’ with a free Mindfulness information evening in CRUN

    Due to the huge support shown by the people of Coleraine and the demand for our Mindfulness Programme, AWARE (formerly Aware Defeat Depression) is returning to CRUN for an evening of Mindfulness on Monday 30th November from 7pm-8.30pm.  Those in attendance will get a real understanding of...
  • 11 November 2015
    AWARE launches first Mindfulness Day for Northern Ireland

    AWARE launches first Mindfulness Day for Northern Ireland

    Leading depression and mental health charity AWARE has launched Northern Ireland’s first Mindfulness Day and is encouraging us to be more mindful of each other, especially on November 10 from today onwards.   The event saw a range of people from the third sector and the business...
  • 28 October 2015
    AWARE launching their Annual Mindfulness Day

    AWARE launching their Annual Mindfulness Day

    We are launching our Annual Mindfulness Day on Tuesday 10 November at the Stormont Hotel and are inviting all our supporters to attend.   The event will explore the benefits of Mindfulness from a participants point of view as well as hearing all about Mindfulness from our expert...

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