Tag: mindfulness

Love in the Time of Covid-19

Lockdown! I am single. I live alone. My love-life has taken a major hit, along with every other part of my life come to think of it, very much like yours has I am sure. So no more dates, no flirting, no human contact for the foreseeable future. That’s not a hugely welcoming prospect. We Read More

Mindfulness and Meditation; what’s the difference anyway?

The Mindfulness Revolution The mindfulness revolution has hit us full force, with sessions even being delivered in schools and prisons. Wellbeing gurus tell us that mindfulness and meditation are the key to a calmer, happier life. But what does that actually mean, and what exactly is the difference between mindfulness and meditation anyway? Won’t my Read More

My 10 Day Silent Retreat

Earlier this year I decided to embark on a 10 day silent retreat at the International Meditation Centre in Wiltshire. I thought that it would be a good opportunity to consolidate my learning, and allow me some space at a time when I was embarking on setting up my own meditation business. If I thought Read More

The Benefits of Practising Mindfulness

Jon Kabat-Zinn (the founder of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programme) describes mindfulness as… “…paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally” But what does that really mean? Do you ever feel like you’re merely existing? Drifting through life like a zombie or in a state of mild panic Read More

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