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One damn thing after another…and then Christmas!

One damn thing after another…and then Christmas!

  It’s been a while since my last blog post! Sorry : ) Life has seemingly got in the way a bit – well I say that, but does ‘life’ really get in the way?  This expression generally tends to mean that our deadlines, to do lists, daily...
A Journey To The Unknown

A Journey To The Unknown

  Oh how small and insignificant our troubles and worries seem when we look down at the earth from a great height.  The world scurries below us whilst we soar through the sky without a care in the world. We also put our faith and trust in the pilots ability to...
Staying in the moment

Staying in the moment

In 1984 Jon Kabat-Zinn trained the USA  Olympic Men’s Rowing Team in mindfulness. They got a silver that year. The gold was won by Steve Redgrave and team – his first of 5. I wonder how many Olympians have had mindfulness training for these games?...
Mindful Communication

Mindful Communication

When we feel our interest or social status is threatened we can react aggressively to protect our position. In the same way we can act submissively, often at the expense of our own views, feelings and self respect. The most affective way to communicate with others is...
Tigers Above,Tigers Below

Tigers Above,Tigers Below

Some wisdom from Pema Chodron I wanted to share. I hope you enjoy it. “Joy has to do with seeing how big, how completely unobstructed, and how precious things are.  Resenting what happens to you and complaining about your life are like refusing to smell the wild...