My First Blog Post

Weekly Challenge Last week Jacky wrote a beautiful description of her mindful January weekend in nature and asked you to share yours…. Those moments in nature are amazing…. That freeing smile and laugh as you walk around the corner to be greeted by the day’s sunset. That breeze that captures you and blows you out…

reflections on insight

Reflections on Insight

Within the last month I’ve had the pleasure of teaching on two “Insight” courses with Heather Regan-Addis and Choden, both at Samye Ling.  These have been as part of the second year of the Aberdeen University MSc in Mindfulness, and the non-academic “Level 3: Seeing Deeply course”, the second of which was run as a…

Being mindful of stories

Being Mindful of Stories

It’s not easy to ignore the news.  It’s in every newspaper. Even if you don’t buy a newspaper, you get a glimpse of the headlines on newsstands and in shops. Every time you switch on the television – it’s there. Overheard conversations amongst family, friends and strangers – opinions are shared about what’s happening in…