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Mindful and Compassionate Offerings from Being the Best You Can Be

Being the Best You Can Be is also the name of my business as well as the name of this blog and in this post I would like to share with you some of the mindful and compassionate offerings my business provides. Thank you for reading!

There are many ways you can access the mindful and compassionate offerings provided and I'm hoping to include them all in this post. There are varied courses, workshops, services and social media possibilities on offer through which everyone can find something to help no matter your circumstances, wishes, learning needs or financial situations. Please of course let me know if something is missing which would help you in any way. Check out for more details or email Alison at 


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): This is an 8-week course with sessions lasting 90 minutes and are delivered via Zoom for the next few months. These can be booked for groups of people, families, colleagues as well as on an individual basis. The next dates are up on the website for starting 27th July and also in September 2020. These cost £180 with payment plans in place if you wish to pay in instalments. 

Best YOU: Mindfulness & Compassion course which I have written and deliver myself. There are 2 courses on offer: 4 weeks and 6 weeks and both last 60 minutes per session and are delivered via Zoom. As above they can be booked as a group or individual and if the days and times aren't suitable for you then this can be discussed. Both the 4 and 6 weeks courses offer content on gratitude, kindness, self-compassion, compassion for others as well as mindfulness techniques and strategies. The 4 week course is £80 and the 6 week is £120. 

Being YOU = Being the Best YOU:This is a Mindfulness & Compassion course for those identifying within the LGBTQ+ community. The course content focusses on self-compassion, compassion for others, gratitude, kindness and more and is delivered in an inclusive and supportive way. 4 week and 6 week courses are available and the cost is £80 for 4 weeks and £120 for 6 weeks.  


Mindfulness & Compassion Workshops: These are on offer for teachers, students and those working with the LGBTQ+ community and offer the chance to discuss and learn tips and strategies as well as mindfulness and compassion practices to help yourselves as well as those you work with. These are offered as £10 for the hour workshops and £15 for those last 2 hours. 

Gratitude, Positivity and Kindness: This is a 3 hour long workshop focussing on the power of 3: Gratitude, Positivity and Kindness which will also contain techniques and tips to incorporate them all into our lives and to see the benefits we gain from them. This is £10 for 3 hours.

Payment Plans: 

Monthly payment plans: There are 3 payment plans on offer for those wishing to pay regularly to receive a regular newsletter, mindful practices, discounts on courses and much more. They range from £5, £15 and £30 per month. 


Teachers: When I say teachers, I always mean any educators and school staff and anyone who helps children navigate through life. As a secondary school teacher with over 20+ years experience, I understand the life of a teacher and all that entails so offer 25% discount off all courses, services and workshops. 

Pay in full: There is a 10% discount for those wishing to pay for their course in full on booking months in advance. 


Social Media: Across social media accounts, I share lots of free tips, techniques and strategies which everyone can access and subscribe to or follow for no charge at all. Here are my accounts: 

Facebook: Being Best with the business page Being the Best You Can Be

Facebook groups: Mindful Walks and Mindfulness across the UK (public), Mindfulness and Compassion for LGBTQ+ community (private) and Mindfulness and Compassion for Teachers/ Educators/ School Staff (public)

Twitter: @alisonlaycock23 and @mindfulnessbei1


You Tube: Being the Best You Can Be


I have written and self-published 3 books as e-books on Kindle so if you prefer to read about mindfulness or only have the time or funds for that learning method then please check out: 

Alison Laycock on Amazon and my 3 books are there: Being the Best You Can Be 99p, We all walk our own Camino £5.99 and Mindful Walks to be in the present moment £4.99. 

Pay It Forward: 

On my website, you will find various Pay It Forward options so if you would like to donate towards helping someone else access courses or would like to make a donation towards showing gratitude for any of the free resources you have accessed then please check out those options. 

Thank you!

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