Mindfulness & Meditation

Take your focus from doing to being….

Love this post from Richard Branson.   “Dear Stranger, You don’t know me but I hear you are going through a tough time, and I would like to help you. I want to be open and honest with you, and let you know that happiness isn’t something just afforded to a special few. It can…

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Seeds of thought…..

I have been hosting a number of programs recently from talks to self help training and coaching circles for discussions and creative journalling…… For each class – I spend hours contemplating, researching, contemplating some more, meditating and journalling….. I love these moments – getting really curious – one seed of thought leading to another –…

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Do you trust yourself?

Wow theres a question! Its not actual a random one – this question has been swirling around in my mind since I was invited to join a mindfulness community to reconnect to your trust  – the answer to the invitation was a huge fat yes! – it was led by some of the worlds leading…

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Using Mindful Compassion to Tame Mind Chatter

We all have mind chatter, thats normal, but is how much mind chatter we have and whether these chatters are supportive, motivational and loving or creating doom and gloom…… It is said (something that I quote all of the time!) that we have approx 90,000 thoughts a day – thats a lot of thoughts –…

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The power of kind curiosity

In mindfulness, it is often encouraged to adopted a state of curiosity. Lets explore what that really means…. ‘The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It…

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How to find peace and de-stress with a simple tea meditation

Whilst looking at different practices that can be incorporated in Mindful Living – I came across this simple way to start your day……. How to find peace and de-stress with a simple tea meditation Blogg By Matt Valentine – Buddhaimonia website “The art of the tea Way consists simply of boiling water, preparing tea and…

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5 Ways to Kick Bad Habits

How to finally get rid of those pesky old habits that no longer serve you. By Kelle Walsh | May 8, 2017 Illustrations by Colleen MacIsaac 1. It’s your brain Habit-making is simply what our brains do. They’re designed to create neural pathways that provide the best results. So, when a desire triggers a reaction…

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Musings…

“If you were going to die soon and had one phone call that you could make…….. Who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?” ~ Stephen Levine 1937   A thought to ponder – who would it be and what would I say – and exactly! –  if I…

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7 Reminders for Mindful Eating

7 Reminders for Mindful Eating Eating can nourish the mind as well as the body. By Mindful Staff | November 23, 2017     Mindful eating isn’t just about sating our appetite, filling ourselves up from the outside. It’s also a gratitude practice: appreciating the delicious sights, tastes, and the people who made it possible…

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3 mindful things to do to start your day

3 Mindful Things to Do to Start Your Day A little gentleness and taking a few moments to pay attention to the body can have a strong impact on how the rest of the day unfolds. By Elisha Goldstein | August 1, 2016 Mindful Magasine How we wake up in the morning has a fundamental…

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