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What's in front of us

What’s in Front of Us

This blog post started as a static, uninspiring blog writing moment. I have had zero creative sparks as I contemplate ...
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mindfully-invisible

Mindfully Invisible

I seem quite far removed from a 'mindfully invisible' nature experience last weekend whilst writing this in a coffee house ...
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Love Note

Love Note

We all love a note, the notes rooted in love, consideration and positive intention. Not the passive-aggressive ones letting you ...
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curved-ball

Curved Ball…

You know when life throws you a curved ball? It lands with a punch, knocks you off your feet and ...
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Mindfulness Meditation - Serendipity and Trust in my Values

Mindfulness Meditation – Serendipity and Trust in my Values

Here is a repost of my blog - Mindfulness Meditation - Serendipity and Trust in my Values - from last ...
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growing-courage

Growing Courage

When we think of mindfulness and compassion in action, we often jump straight to thinking about gestures of kindness, or ...
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mindfulness-to-insight

from Mindfulness to Insight

From Mindfulness to Insight I thought I would write a little about how our book From Mindfulness to Insight came ...
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Out of the Blue – Vin’s random inspirations

Out of the Blue – Vin’s random inspirations

Reflections on hearing that Mary Oliver has died. The poet Ezra Pound once said that “literature is news that stays ...
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Heather’s Musings

finding equanimity

Finding Equanimity

I like the following definition of equanimity which I use in our compassion training: “A warm engagement with the world ...
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transformational masters

Transformational Masters

So I find myself back on Holy Isle off Arran in Scotland for a week long retreat with the second ...
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good news

Good News

I have had a bit of a rocky patch over the last several months. Full of self-doubt and fear. But ...
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masters retreat on Holy Isle

Masters retreat on Holy Isle

I am on the beautiful Holy Isle this week delivering the year end retreat for the first years of the ...
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Kristine’s WonderWords

Love - Czesław Miłosz

Love – Czesław Miłosz

Love means to learn to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you are only one ...
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A brand new year

A brand new year

It's been just over a year now since I started sharing a mindful poem each week. I've very much enjoyed ...
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This magnificent refuge - Theresa of Avila

This magnificent refuge – Theresa of Avila

This magnificent refuge is inside you. Enter. Shatter the darkness that shrouds the doorway. Be bold. Be humble. Put away ...
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The Peace of Wild Things - Wendell Berry

The Peace of Wild Things – Wendell Berry

When despair for the world grows in meand I wake in the night at the least soundin fear of what ...
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