Love in Love Out

Love is the answer and you know that for sure Love is a flower you got to let it grow John Lennon We're afraid to be idle So we fill up the days We run on the treadmill Keep slaving away 'til there's no time for talking About trouble in mind And the doors are all closed Between your heart and mine More love, I can hear our hearts crying More [...]

By |2021-04-12T20:59:49+01:00December 10th, 2018|Mindful Living|2 Comments

Responsibility is Freedom

“The most common way that people give up their power is by thinking that they don’t have any” Alice Walker Mindfulness course participants often say at the beginning of the programme that what they’re looking for is more control – more control over their moods, their thoughts, and in their lives.  The mindful approach tends to prefer the word choice to control, which expresses more a quality of empowerment, and is at the [...]

By |2021-04-12T21:00:41+01:00July 23rd, 2018|Mindful Living|2 Comments

Intention is Everything

"One does not practice meditation to become a great meditator. We meditate to wake up and live, to become skilled at the art of living” Elisabeth Lesser Meditation is in service of my life rather than an end in itself.  Sometimes we lose sight of that because meditation can be sought as a refuge or escape from life. Actually it’s a training to support living with presence, awareness and compassion. It can also be [...]

By |2019-03-01T12:29:35+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Mindful Living|1 Comment

Getting Out of Our Own Way…Letting Be

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” (John Lennon) One of the 9 core attitudinal foundations proposed by Jon Kabat-Zinn for the cultivation of mindful living is letting go. It can sound like an action, and certainly it seems to be something other people often tell us to do. It makes sense then that in mindfulness training we describe this better as letting be, because letting go can [...]

By |2019-03-01T11:21:17+00:00February 7th, 2017|Mindful Living|1 Comment