The Power Hour

The Power Hour   I have always found routine difficult. Somehow it seems so much easier to pick up ‘bad’ habits than ‘good’ ones. However, I recently stumbled across something that I like to call the ‘Power Hour’, that has really made a difference. So much so that I really wanted to share it. [...]

By |2019-11-26T10:21:29+00:00November 26th, 2019|Meditation, Mindfulness, positivity, wellbeing|0 Comments

A perfect day?

An ordinary day or a perfect day? At 11:15pm on Saturday 21st September I was driving home, I was feeling good and realised that the day that had just been may well have been a perfect day.  I was however also struck by the realisation that from a different perspective, it was an average [...]

9 mindful attitudes in relationships | 5. Non-striving

Non-Striving In Relationships   This series of blog posts focuses on some of my reflections on the nine foundational attitudes of mindfulness and how they relate to interpersonal relationships. This week is an exploration of non-striving. Non-striving Non-striving is a reminder that when we try too hard we often create tension and our focus [...]

By |2018-08-20T12:14:53+00:00August 20th, 2018|Mindfulness, non-striving, relationships, Uncategorized, wellbeing|0 Comments

9 Attitudes of mindfulness | Deepening practice | Patience

Patience Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” ~ Saadi Remind yourself that there is no need to be impatient with yourself because you find the mind judging all the time or because you are tense or agitated or frightened, or because you have been practicing mindfulness for some time and [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:12+00:00May 23rd, 2017|attitude, Meditation, Mindfulness, Uncategorized, wellbeing|0 Comments

9 Attitudes of mindfulness | Deepening practice | Generosity

Generosity Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” — Simone Weil True generosity also requires non-attachment to outcome. We give freely, without conditions on how gifts are used or whether something is received in return. This sort of giving has nothing to do with I, me or mine – it is free [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:12+00:00May 16th, 2017|attitude, kindness, Meditation, Mindfulness, wellbeing|0 Comments

Deepening practice | The 9 Foundational Attitudes of Mindfulness

The 9 Foundational Attitudes of Mindfulness This is the first of a series of blogs looking at the foundational attitudes of sustained and effective mindfulness practice. Intention, practice and attitude   There are three elements to living mindfully, intention, practice and the attitude we bring to our practice. These are beautifully summed up in [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:14+00:00March 21st, 2017|Meditation, Mindfulness, Uncategorized, wellbeing|0 Comments

Real Life Mindfulness | 7 attitudes and redundancy

The Seven attitudes of Mindfulness and redundancy For many of us the past six years have been pretty tough. We are increasingly asked to do more with less resources and often for less money. Increasingly, employment is less secure and the fear of redundancy hangs in the air. For others redundancy is a stark reality [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:14+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Anger, anxiety, Mindfulness, Redundancy, Uncategorized, wellbeing|0 Comments