Balance Weekly Challenge

Time for a Rebalance

What shall I write about this week?  Time for a rebalance. I was sitting on a train recently, observing the number of people locked into their screens. Maybe, I could write about that or even the BBC’s new nature program and our impact on our surroundings? It’s a beautiful Autumn morning. The sky is blue,…

Membership weekend

10 Year Anniversary – Members Retreat Announced

Come and join us in celebrating 10 years of the Mindfulness Association A community vision for making our world a better place. We will have a selection of practice based sessions to choose from, including the excellent Engaged Mindfulness approach developed by Kristine and Fay, the innovative Mindfulness Based Inclusivity approach developed by Aesha and…

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Three Cities in Six Days

Dublin I’d never thought of myself as a writer, yet there I was, at a book launch at the notorious Irish Writers Centre in the centre of Dublin.  I was to give a short talk and read from the chapter I had written for the book Mindful Heroes. It was one of those surreal occasions…

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Walking hand-in-hand

This weekend I had a day trip to London on the train from Lockerbie to visit the Mind Body Soul experience at Alexandra Palace. It was an interesting day, with the train filled with thoughtful, serious and at times jolly looking people on their way to London for the People’s Vote march. Many with children…

What to do when you are stuck?

What to do when you are stuck?

What to do when you are stuck?   There is nothing to write about today. I am stuck! I have read some blog posts and referred back to some previous course manuals. Reading these things usually inspires me, well they always inspire me, but they can often help with my writing. Not today! Sometimes, I…