Wild Mind takes participants on a journey into a deeper sense of awareness and connection with the natural world. That journey also gives people a new and more helpful relationship with their own thoughts, emotions and senses.
Wild Mind is delivered as a seven week workshop programme running two or three times a year. Each week builds on the last, learning simple skills and practices that can be used both in nature and in daily life. Participants learn how to create states of calmness and relaxation, a quieter mind, a greater ease in their own bodies, a new relationship with unhelpful thoughts and emotions …. and a wonderful sense of finding their place in the wider world.
Each week begins in conversation, insights (and the odd poem) with drinks and nibbles round the fire, in the lovely setting that is Breathing Space.
Wild Mind is a programme offered by Alistair Duncan of A Way of Natural Being.
Type of activities:
Specialist client experience:
Mental health – anxiety, depression, low motivation, low self esteem
“I was moved and impressed by the workshop and was amazed and delighted to get so much out of it! Alistair’s mix of psychological insight, philosophical knowledge, facilitation and practical skills is unusual in my experience and combined to make this a unique and wonderfully potent experience of very high quality. After a difficult few weeks, I felt myself unfurl and re-nourish. I felt filled with new capacity and became aware again of my own wholeness, wellbeing and joy.”
– Wild Mind participant –
Public transport and parking:
There is some car parking right next to Breathing Space. 25/25X buses run from Brighton to the entrance of Stanmer Park (it is a 30 minute walk from there to Breathing Space). Often participants make arrangements to share lifts either from town or from the bus stops.
£20 to cover refreshments
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