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Mindfulness is the same as Heartfulness

When you hear the word Mindfulness, it’s important to know that in all Asian languages, the word for Mind and Heart is the same so in fact it translates badly. Though mindfulness is about ‘bare attention’, ‘discernment’, ‘clear seeing’, there is also an affectionate quality in the


What if you are perfect just as you are?

I often read the poem: Wild Geese by Mary Oliver fairly early on in a Mindfulness Course. The reason is that so many of us find the idea of choosing to accept ourselves just as we are, so radical! Many participants admit that they have been rejecting


Poetry re-connects us with fundamental aspects of our existence

I use poetry in all of the Mindfulness Courses I facilitate. People tell me that it touches them deeply, not just their understanding but also their senses, intelligence, emotions and imagination. Rather than describing an experience, it IS the experience, ShareFacebook0LinkedinGoogle+0


FREE Guided Mindfulness Meditation for your iPhone – Listen during lunch in the park

This is a wonderful FREE Guided Mindfulness Meditation I enjoy practicing sitting outdoors at lunchtime or anytime. It takes twelve and a half minutes. Now, that spring has arrived and it’s a little warmer and the trees are blossoming ShareFacebook0LinkedinGoogle+0


STRESS – Tips for Reducing Stress using Mindfulness

I think (hope!) during the next decade or two, that stress will become as socially unacceptable as smoking became in the last. Right now, everyone is doing it (like everyone used to smoke) and seem oblivious to the dangers caused to their health. Yet, make no mistake


Jon Kabat-Zinn leads a talk about Mindfulness at Google

The Stress Reduction programme is not about calming people down but a transformation in the way we relate to our lives, our bodies, our calling, our loves so that we can live lives of balance and profound satisfaction. The real meditation practice is living your life as

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I found it very rewarding – it has opened a lot of doors or maybe opened one big door. It reinforced the potential of mindfulness to be a tool I can use to live differently …