From Depression to Mindfulness

Niccy shares her experiences of depression, and how, after many years, her mindfulness practice helped her to break the cycles that kept her tied to chronic unhappiness. Read more

Paying it Forward - The Life-Changing Effects of Having Access to Mindfulness

Read Laura's story of meeting Mindfulness in 2014, when she completed an 8-week Breathworks course which she describes as 'simply life changing'. The generosity of both her teacher and The Breathworks Foundation allowed her to go on and train and she shares how she is now spreading the gift of Mindfulness to the most economically disadvantaged communities throughout Cardiff. Read more

Mindfulness for the Community

It's a shame that mindfulness courses these days are typically available only to those who have some cash to spare. Breathworks Teacher Donna Brown explains how she was able to make mindfulness accessible to people on lower incomes, and reach more people as a teacher, in this blog which may prove highly valuable to other mindfulness teachers. Read more

This is Why I'm Walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks... At Night

Nadia - Breathworks teacher-in-training and Type 1 Diabetic - is stretching herself by walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks - 24 miles and over 5,000 feet of ascent - not in the day but at night! She's raising money for the Breathworks Foundation so disadvantaged people can access mindfulness courses. Read her wonderful story here. Read more

Volunteering from Canada’s West Coast — My Transcontinental Journey with Breathworks

Emma Bashford discusses her journey of loss, injury, pain, and mindfulness, as well as how volunteering for The Breathworks Foundation from Canada has helped her feel a valuable member of society once more, opening up a new vision and possibilities. Read more

Creativity on Retreat

A beautiful blog from professional classical musician Lee Holland on playing music on retreat, being embodied, being vulnerable, and expressing oneself authentically. Read more

Breathworks Founder On Cycling for Charity at 70

Cycling 50 Kms in the middle of the night. You’re kidding, right? Whose daft idea was that? Surely it’s time to put my feet up and take it easy at my age. Hmm. It seems that’s not the way things are going, and I’m now heading up a team of Breathworks cyclists to complete the 50 km Liverpool Charity Nightrider. Read more

Breathworks Expands to Brazil

Leandro Pizutti is a Breathworks Teacher and psychiatrist working in Brazil. He was the lead researcher on a recently published study on the benefits of the Mindfulness for Stress course for health professionals. Here he discusses how he came to be involved with Breathworks and shares some of the amazing work he's been doing in Brazil. Read more

Presence at the End - Mindfulness at St. Michael's Hospice

A Personal Account of mindfulness teaching in St. Michael's hospice in Hereford by Palliative Care Staff Nurse and Breathworks Teacher, Gail Read more

The Breathworks Foundation Spreads its Wings

The Breathworks Foundation provides some exciting updates about upcoming fundraising opportunities and successes. Read more

Tinnitus and Mindfulness

Suryadaya shares her touching journey with tinnitus, the many unexpected difficulties it has introduced to her life, and how mindfulness has helped her to manage it, and to continue to live with appreciation and joy. Read more

Painfully Beautiful - Healing with Compassion

It was after 20 years of suffering, having thoughts & feelings of suicide and self-destructive behaviour that I learned to manage my mental health conditions - here's how. Read more