our world of mindfulness

We often read that mindfulness interventions are ‘evidence-based’ approaches. What does that mean? What's the evidence? The American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) shows 692 research articles were written in 2017, a slight increase from the 690 papers in 2016....

January 18, 2018

Special thanks to XPAN's Brian Ng, and Jerome and Joy Gonzalez who helped make the session happen. It was also good to meet Assistant Principal Frederick Perez. 

The Happy Warrior reached a milestone by holding its first mindfulness session in Asia. Over a hundred...

November 17, 2017

It's an honour to work alongside the Southern Health and Social Care Trust. Here's a glimpse of our work as featured in the papers...

The Southern Health & Social Care Trust has hosted a first of its kind ‘Mindfulness Programme’ specifically tailored to the needs of par...

October 4, 2017

This is such a lovely week to celebrate our founding--4 October 2013! We are blessed to run three simultaneous 8-week Mindfulness courses and a couple of Mindfulness classes in the workplace. To top it all, coming soon is our Online 8-Week Course in a Virtual Classroom...

June 28, 2017

"Mindfulness only works when it's agenda-less.  Mindfulness is a way of being, not a collection of techniques" Jon Kabat-Zinn reiterates.

The huge potential of Mindfulness to improve individual and organisational well-being is threatened by its misunderstandin...

January 30, 2017

Mindfulness in the workplace is still in its infancy stage in the whole of the UK. Northern Ireland, being geographically detached to GB, is a bit slower to catch up. With Jason of The Happy Warrior serving the working group for Mindfulness in the Workplace and leading...

October 21, 2016

The Happy Warrior's Jason Gonzalez with the fathers of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT): Zindel Seagal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale. MBCT is known internationally to cut the relapse of chronic depression by up to 50%.

It was in October 2015 that the Mindfu...

October 20, 2016

Are we equipped to handle tech well?

There's a growing concern about technology addiction among children and young people. We adults tend to react to the situation by treating people who are younger than us as problems to be solved. But the reality is that we first nee...

June 3, 2016

What's Your Relationship with Technology?

Is technology really addictive? What do you think? Honestly... I've been asked this question a number of times by our Mindfulness clients. My usual answer is, "You tell me..." Then I continue with a couple of questions. "When yo...

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