Mindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world - without chanting mantras or finding hours of special time to meditate.
Bring these simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day to find freedom from stress and ultimately, more peace in your life.
Dr Patrizia Collard is a psychotherapist, mindfulness teacher, stress management consultant and lecturer in psychotherapy at the University of East London. Her books includeJourney into Mindfulness, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dummies andAwakening the Compassionate Mind (2014).
Dr Collard's wide range of approaches and methodologies includes mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, core energy management, existential therapy, drama therapy, yoga and meditation, relaxation, and self-hypnosis.
Dr Collard lives in South London.