Category Archives: Meditation & Mindfulness

Change Is Always Possible

What a Wonderful World.

I have the very good fortune to have a lovely conservatory and this is where I sat to practice meditation this morning. The sound of the birds tweeting helped call me back to my breath. Our minds love to wander and it is useful to have something to help us return to the here and

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Change Is Always Possible

Middle of the Night Mind Bending

I love Tara Brach. She has been a companion of mine for the last 5 years or so, though she doesn’t know it. I started listening to her when we were away sailing and while I was recovering from CFS/ME. I used to lie down in my little cabin and listen to podcasts of her

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Create some space

Create Some Space

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.” Victor Frankl At one time I never even knew there was a space.  I moved seamlessly from stimulus to response with not even a hint that there might

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Meditation

Meditation: it may not be what you think!

Over 20 years ago sitting on Brighton beach I made my first attempt at meditating. I thought the idea was to empty my mind,  so that’s what I tried.  About 2 seconds later I realised that was never going to happen,  there was a cacophony going on in there! Over the years I have tried

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