What People Say

(8-Week Mindfulness for Health & Happiness Course)

“I would recommend this course to anyone who is ready to look at themselves with an open mind.

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Doug    Sheffield, UK   
Doug    Sheffield, UK   
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(8-Week Mindfulness for Health & Happiness Course)

“I would recommend this course to anyone who is ready to look at themselves with an open mind. The approach is gentle, kind-hearted and non-dogmatic. You’re not being asked to believe anything –just to try it and see for yourself what it can do. It’s not self-centred – I’d say it encourages an attitude that’s kind to others as well as to yourself.

I’d had some previous experience of meditation and could recognise its value. This was the first time I’d done a structured course. Doing this, with the gentle self-discipline it encouraged, I was able to really experience the benefits of the Mindfulness approach, as well as acknowledge them intellectually. Before I started I had a few unhelpful tendencies – like getting irritated about my own and others’ shortcomings and getting overwhelmed with things I had to do (while not getting on and doing them).

At the end of the course I still have these tendencies, but (at least most of the time) I quickly notice them for what they are, recognising that I have a choice about how to react to whatever situation I find myself in. I generally feel I know myself better and am more in control of my life. I’m also better able to appreciate what’s around me in the present moment (including other people) - and more inclined to smile.

I liked that it was fairly challenging but with a discipline that resisted harshness. There was a kindness and good humour to it all.

I recognised too that this isn’t a once and for all fix. The benefits can dwindle if the practice is neglected.”


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Welcome To Mindfulness Mavericks

Mindfulness is a skill that can help you be more, enjoy more and get more done with less stress.

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John Nolan and Joy Taylor are independent Sheffield-based mindfulness teachers.  They combine mindfulness with other mind-management and holistic health improvement technologies to help people get our of their mental ruts and into the flow of living a more pleasurable and meaningful life.

We can all sometimes get stuck in a ‘mode’ we can’t get out of 

depression-head-with-cloudy-thoughtsWhen difficult stuff happens out of the blue, we’re rarely mentally equipped to deal with it. If we don’t get the right help we can end up ill, depressed, chronically tired, chronically angry, or just, well, mentally discombobulated.

Consciously and logically you may think that you “should” be able to deal with things and get past it, but for some reason you can’t seem to get enough traction to move forward.

So where do you start looking to get the right kind of help?

We help independent minded people get past traumas, difficulties and awkward situations so they’re free to enjoy more of their life now and into the future.

We can teach you how to get enough space in your head so you’re able to work out what’s what, rather than you being pulled and pushed by random thoughts and feelings.

Do any of these sound like you?

  • Are you finding it difficult to get on with your business because your mind’s avoiding focussing on what has to be done? 
  • Does it sometimes seem as if you’re running in a hamster wheel inside your own head?
  • Do you sometimes feel as if your mind is holding you hostage from your life?
  • Do you sometimes get overwhelmed with worries or regrets?
  • Do you find yourself to be absent minded – with your head ‘off somewhere else’ rather than where you actually are, or need to be?
  • Are you finding it more difficult to engage and connect with people?
  • Does it seem as if things and people around you are becoming overwhelmingly annoying?
  • Does your life seem unsatisfactory – lacking in meaning or value?
  • Do you find you’re losing your sense of self in all your ‘busyness’?
  • Are you getting fed up and bored with feeling out of sorts?

mind-puzzle-putting-all-back-togetherIf so, we might just be the people to help you…

From our 40 years combined experience we understand how minds work; how they can work against us; how they can be understood and worked with to give you a better life experience.

We want to share this knowledge so you can better understand your own difficult situations and constructively get beyond them.

We provide private mindfulness classes, bespoke therapeutic coaching and group mindfulness courses in Sheffield.

If you’d like us to help you contact us, or give us a call on 0114 299 88 88.

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