Tag: How to

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 →

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 →

P is for Persevere

P Is For Persevere Lots of people I meet tell me that they can’t meditate – they want me to give them the magic answer of how to enter that meditative state where they can stop their minds from wandering, and fully focus on the moment. I’m sorry to tell you that there isn’t one. Like any skill it grows… Read more →

M is for Meditation

M Is For Meditation   Meditation is a key part of Mindfulness – it enables you to have space to become truly Mindful, and puts you in the right place to carry that Mindfulness with you into other areas of your life.  All sorts of people have all sorts of questions about Mindful Meditation, so here are the top 5… Read more →

J is for Journaling

J Is For Journaling Sometimes it can be really helpful to write down your experiences in a journal – now by this I do not mean keeping a diary, or simply writing a list of the day’s events.  But instead to write down what you observe about yourself; Your feelings, and the emotions you are experiencing. Right at the beginning… Read more →

I is for Inner Peace on a Frantic Day

I Is For Inner Peace On A Frantic Day  Inner peace sounds great doesn’t it? But does it sound obtainable? For many it may feel like it’s something only available for the spiritually enlightened, and even for those on the journey, they may really struggle to connect with inner peace on a frantic day. So here’s a top tip for… Read more →

E is for Everyday

E Is For Everyday I’m often asked how often people should aim to practice their Mindfulness. Particularly when people start on their Mindfulness journey, they can find it a challenge to get into a routine of finding time to be Mindful, especially to meditate.  Getting out of bed 15 minutes early might not seem so appealing when they’ve had a… Read more →

D is for Distractions

D is for Distractions Uh! Sometimes meditating can be so frustrating! You just settle down in your quiet calm spot and the neighbours rev up their lawn mower, you can hear the kids arguing downstairs, and your phone just rang, again… what if it was important?? The practice of mindful meditation means that you will undoubtedly come across distractions. If you’re… Read more →

C is for Calm and Steady

C Is For Calm and Steady Where I worked as a Social Worker in the 90s we had two goldfish who we named Calm and Steady. Little did I know at the time that 20 years later I’d be encouraging people to be more goldfish. Adopting a mindfulness mindset can enable you to remain calm and steady when all seems… Read more →