OBSERVING IN OCTOBER FREE CALENDAR

Observing in October Free Calendar

Mindfulness comes from a Sanskrit word smrti which means to remember or to re-mind. Our monthly calendars are designed to help you remember to be Mindful! This month our theme is Observing in October. Each day, a prompt to connect with your inner Observer. Download a PDF HERE to keep on your computer or to…

mindful movement

Mindful Movement

We practice mindful movement with the same attitude that we bring to sitting meditation, without striving or forcing. We practice accepting our body as we find it, in the present, from one moment to the next” Jon Kabat-Zinn   Whilst teaching QiGong at the Autumn Members Retreat, I was asked to recommend a book on…

becoming mindful

Becoming Mindful

Hi There, welcome back to my Mindful Futures blog! Over the weekend I took part in my first ever mindfulness course, the level one being present. I really enjoyed myself, admittedly more than I was expecting to. I think my dog also quite enjoyed it, she spent the first day sat by my side snoozing…

paradox-Danna-Faulds

Paradox – Danna Faulds

Fear and love seldom stand, shoulder to shoulder; Its rare to laugh and lie in the same breath. But strength and weakness, failure and success, faith and desolation – they are different ends of a single stick. To pick one up is to receive both poles – stark contrasts contribute to a knowledge of the…

COMPASSION COURSE ONLINE TASTER

Compassion Course Online Taster with Q&A

This Saturday 25th September at 7pm UK Time (UTC+1) Course: MIndfulness Level 2: Responding with Compassion “If you want others to be happy practice Compassion. If you want to be happy, practice Compassion” ~ HH Dalai Lama We can train in Compassion, and we start by cultivating a little kindness. towards ourself. Join Kristine Mackenzie-Janson…

Famous by Naomi Shihab Nye

Famous by Naomi Shihab Nye

The river is famous to the fish. The loud voice is famous to silence, which knew it would inherit the earth before anybody said so. The cat sleeping on the fence is famous to the birds watching him from the birdhouse. The tear is famous, briefly, to the cheek. The idea you carry close to…