Mindfulness meditation – with its roots in buddhism, its track record in stress reduction through Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programmes, and its increasing role in business through Mindful Leadership modules in MBA programmes, appears here to stay. We can say it works, not only because of the work of neuroscientists who show us how…
The Japenese are very familiar with the concept of Forest Bathing…simply put spending time in nature with no other purpose than to spend time in nature. Simply being among the trees, growth, and water has been proven to be good preventative and healing medicine. Each of us knows this but our 21st century living prevents…
‘Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. ‘ Mary Oliver
Spring is arriving to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere ….gardens coming to life, birds singing, and sunshine brightening our days even amidst the uncertain weather of late March, all contributing to a sense of new life and increased energy. For those of us living our lives in busy 21st century ways though our…
As a facilitator I am often challenged to explain exactly what it is that I do inMindful Facilitation. I recently saw a great youtube video prepared by Pinfish for the International Institute for facilitation and Change, which really caught my eye. It suggests that effective Facilitators fulfil at least three roles when working with a…
Happiness – our search for the Awakened Life Map to the Awakened Life Practise Presence………enlightenment happens by accident but practising mindfulness makes us accident prone Learn the art of surrender……we cannot control the events and circumstances or people in our lives, we can learn to respond more resourceful to that which we cannot control through…
Welcome to this short, practical, introductory course to Mindfulness for Real Life.There are four modules in this course, each of which will give you a little theory, some points for reflection and some practise.
Spring is arriving to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere ….gardens coming to life, birds singing, and sunshine brightening our days even amidst the uncertain weather of late March, all contributing to a sense of new life and increased energy. For those of us living our lives in busy 21st century ways though our experience…
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