August 2020 Update

Wherever you are as this un-ordinary summer unfolds I hope you are finding moments of ease. Times continue to be difficult, unpredictable and uncertain for most of us and it's hard going one way or another. And yet as ever isn't the way we meet ourselves as we go through whatever we are facing what really makes the difference? If I could wish for a lasting benefit for anyone who has come to a course [...]

By |2021-06-30T09:49:09+01:00August 17th, 2020|Mindful Living|0 Comments

June 2020 Update

Welcome to June! Not quite as we know it, and yet...I've been reflecting these last days how for all of us the last couple of months have been different - each in our own ways we have been impacted, our lives interrupted and disrupted. Some of those changes have been welcome, some may have been overwhelming and difficult to bare. The depth of this crisis is hard to fathom, and yet as each [...]

By |2021-06-30T09:49:09+01:00June 1st, 2020|Mindful Living|0 Comments

The Heart of Mindfulness is Acceptance

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” James Baraz As we continue our reflections on the attitudinal foundations it’s important to remind ourselves that these are qualities that mindfulness nurtures, and that support mindfulness, rather than to [...]

By |2021-11-25T18:49:08+00:00October 8th, 2017|Mindful Living|1 Comment