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Compassionate Me is a FREE 28-day programme designed to encourage and inspire you to practise compassion, mindfulness and kindness towards yourself, your friends and family, strangers and the planet. More info about this programme can be found HERE. Our Compassionate Me journey begins with Self Compassion – practising compassion towards yourself. Click HERE to start Week 1
As we digest what has happened here in the UK over the last few days – I despair at the results – and what it means for all of us over the next few years – in society, in our communities, in our economy and in our standing on the international stage from all sorts of aspects – humanitarian, conservation, More →
When you first start practicing meditation you may feel a certain resistance to the practises or put up barriers to avoid committing the time to meditating. One of the ways I overcame this in the early days (and I still use it today) is to have a specific meditation space that I go to everyday. I light a candle and More →
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And, because all things have contributed to your advancement you should include all things in your gratitude.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I like this Writing Meditation because as I write it mindfully, I am doing so with gratitude in my heart. Gratitude More →
In my Philosophy class last week, our facilitator asked us to consider the question “Is there anything constant in life or within each of us?” My first reaction was NO. A flat resounding NO. Nothing in my life remains constant – it is always changing. I am changing, the people around me are changing, my work is changing, the environment More →
Meditating using Mantras is one of the most popular methods of meditation. Now, I am not one for chanting, wearing beads and burning incense sticks. It just isn’t me! If you are that person – great – whatever rocks your boat! However, I still do like Mantra Meditation because it gives me something to focus on to calm my mind. More →
A good friend of mine gave me a Christmas card a few years back from the mental health charity MIND. It was so poignant – for so many reasons. On the front of it, is a recipe for “Warming Christmas Tea”. Reading it, I was interested to see that it was so similar to the Masala Tea (translated as Spicy More →