Y is for Yabbering You

Y Is For Yabbering You What bullshit do you tell yourself? Many people have minds that yabber – often constantly about real life things. What will you have for dinner? Is there enough petrol in the car? What time is that meeting?… stilling that kind of yabbering on when meditating can start to come easily with practice. But what about… Read more →

X is for eXamine What You Tolerate

X Is For eXamine What You Tolerate Yes, I slipped a little silent e in to help me with my A-Z theme – I hope you’ll forgive me, as this is a subject I really wanted to cover, and X feels like the time to do it, before I get to the end and realise it’s been overlooked. It’s very… Read more →

W is for Who You Are

W Is For Who You Are What makes up who you are? When asked who or what you are, how do you respond? In 21st Century life we increasingly identify ourselves by the roles we take on ~ our jobs, our voluntary roles, or those belonging to our partner. These often overtake how we attribute value to ourselves and others,… Read more →

V is for Visualise

V Is For Visualise In my recent post about meditation I covered some of the questions that people often ask when they start out on their meditation journey. ¬†Some people find it a really easy natural process, others find it a little harder to switch their minds off from the comings and goings of daily life. Something that can make… Read more →

U is for Underwhelm

U Is For Underwhem Today I am very tired – I was birthing partner for my sister yesterday. It was the most incredible amazing experience, but with baby arriving at 4.30 in the morning, I’m absolutely exhausted. Today will be a day of underwhelm for me. Although I would never seek to be underwhelming, sometime it’s good to turn your… Read more →

T is for Travel

T Is For Travel Travel is one of the greatest Mindfulness experiences you can have – when you venture into new places and experiences it can become easier to turn your attention to what is going on in the here and now, and appreciate what is going on in the moment. Twice a year I run a mountain trek retreat¬†in… Read more →

S is for Sitting With Sadness

S Is For Sitting With Sadness   If you have followed any of our Mindfulness A-Z so far you you will know that at the heart of mindful meditation is taking notice of what is going on at any given time, without judging it in any way. As well as taking notice of what is going on in the outside… Read more →

R is for Ritual vs Routine

R Is For Ritual vs Routine I was involved in a conversation about this just a couple of days ago. It would seems that for a lot of people the boundaries between the meaning of the two are quite blurred, so I hope this post will simplify that for you. When it comes to Mindfulness ritual = good, routine =… Read more →

Q is for Quiet

Q Is For Quiet With free led meditation for you Finding a place of true quiet can be seriously challenging these days! Wherever we are it is hard to escape things going on in the distance, noises in the background, or people in the near vicinity. As Mindfulness is all about focus, we can sometimes choose to use those noises… Read more →