Weekly Challenge 14th

The Angry Audience Member

I was recently lucky enough to attend a gig at London’s Southbank. A wonderful array of artists were performing that evening and the audience was as diverse and unique as the music on offer. After catching a glimpse of the first musician that played in the foyer, I moved onto the Purcel Room. I secured…

Autumn – John Clare

I love the fitful gusts that shakes The casement all the day And from the mossy elm tree takes The faded leaf away Twirling it by the window-pane With thousand others down the lane I love to see the shaking twig Dance till the shut of eve The sparrow on the cottage rig Whose chirp…

mindful-listening

Mindful Listening

Last week I had a lesson in mindful listening. It was half term.  I noticed that it transformed the usual places I inhabit and the activities I do from one of relative calm and spaciousness, to one of noise and busyness. I observed the chatter of children of all ages, some happy, some not so…

BAMBA

BAMBA Launch

The UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations has recently relaunched as BAMBA (British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches) with a wonderful new logo. BAMBA evolved from the UK Network of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations as it adapted to developments in the field of mindfulness in the UK. The Mindfulness Association are a member and our…

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…