Mindful Eating – Mind over Munching?

Many of us may find ourselves falling into unhealthy eating patterns. Society places a lot of pressure on us about how we should look, what we should eat and to incorporate all this within our busy day to day schedules. It is hard to juggle it all and know how to put it into practice.Read more…

Boundaries – Too Close or Too Far?

In the Women’s Group, we continue exploring boundaries. Everyone can benefit from looking at their boundaries… some of us could say “yes” more and let people closer, while others of us could benefit from saying “no” more and take more space for ourselves. Looking at our boundaries requires us to consider who we are and what we want.Read more…

Child Care Part 2: What are the options?

I will try to provide a brief description of the key services in Switzerland with at least one local example from the Biel area. Keep in mind differences do exist between urban and rural areas. Child care options vary in the level of structure, frequency, length and cost.

Services fall into roughly 2 categories:
1. Short term options such as play groups, babysitting, drop-in day care and emergency in-home care, or
2. Longer term options such as traditional day care, Tageseltern and afterschool programs.
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Swiss Child Care Services Part 1: It takes a village…

Moving to a new country means not just learning a new language, a new place, and new culture. It also often entails leaving behind our support networks. This is particularly difficult for families, who may be juggling new jobs, new climates, learning new languages while trying to parent in a different cultural context.Read more…

Women’s Group Starting! 27 June

I am so excited that the women’s group will be starting! I have seen and experienced the power of women together and want to create more space for it in English here in Switzerland.?Read more…

Anger and Compassion

Anger often shows up when and how we least want it to. This morning I had to separate my two boys because they were totally angry with each other, calling each other names, blaming the other and wanting to hit each other. I became angry myself. What was this?! Read more…

Mindfulness Parenting Workshop

Few roles can be as important and also so stressful as parenting! It is often difficult to stay present and keep your focus while juggling different schedules, expectations, and energy levels in a family. We are offering a mindfulness parenting workshop to help bring more patience and connection in parenting again! Read more…

Mindfulness Drop-in Groups!

We will be providing Lunch Time Drop-in Mindfulness Practice Groups! The simple practice of Mindfulness can a big effect on us and our lives! Come and join us on:

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 13:00
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