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NEW MASTERS DEGREE Q&A *TONIGHT* Wednesday 28th October at 7pm MSc Mindfulness & Compassion (with teaching Qualification)

Join Heather Regan-Addis and Joanne Ingram from University of West of Scotland in London for a free Q&A to tell you more about the exciting new Masters Degree course in Mindfulness & Compassion, starting in January 2020. Use this Zoom link to join our meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 28th October at 7pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83588699301?pwd=cVpxckNrakE2TTdUZUNNRFNQRWtnUT09

making the obstacles the path

Making the Obstacles the Path

The consequences of the current pandemic have been devastating for many people, with much death and serious illness, leading to many being bereaved or having more caring responsibilities, but also with much economic hardship, with many losing their jobs and businesses and finding an inadequate safety net. These consequences should not be under-estimated and we…

Retreat Space

Retreat Space

Last week I attended the “Mindfulness to Buddhism” Retreat taught by Choden and Alan.  It was such a treat for me to actually attend a retreat.  I love being a tutor for the Mindfulness Association, but the amount of teaching has been quite intense lately and I was really ready for a break, from work…



I love guiding the free daily sits offered by the Mindfulness Association.  I so enjoy chatting to the wonderful community of people who have gathered together on a daily basis during what has been a very challenging time for most of us, more so for some, since March. I find this community very inspiring. Not…

staying present

Staying Present

I have taken to doing a shortened version of the three stage breathing space regularly within my day as a way of becoming more mindful. I have discovered that I often have a frisson of anxiety, which manifests in the heart, even when I am feeling quite happy. This is what I do: Firstly, I…

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Fall, Leaves, Fall

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow; I shall sing when night’s decay Ushers in a drearier day. Emily Brontë As I look out of my window,…

daily calm

FREE Daily Online Meditation

Let’s Sit Together* Join our FREE Daily Online Meditations 10:30am to 11:00 am Monday to Friday 7pm – 8pm Every Day Followed by tea and company *please read safety information below. In challenging times, the need for connecting comes to the foreground. Maybe life is still unfolding in its usual way for you, or maybe…