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When Fear Becomes Joy

When Fear Becomes Joy

Last night, I was sitting with my best friend (who also happens to be a mindfulness teacher) and we were ...
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What About Love?

What About Love?

In meditation, we often speak about ‘being with’ emotions in the same way as we might with any mind object ...
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Dog Days...

Dog Days…

The dog days of summer have arrived. The sun is out, the temperature is up, and the days are long ...
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How do I feel about that? Questions of a mindfulness teacher...

How do I feel about that? Questions of a mindfulness teacher…

I have a friend who teases me because every time they share with me the important happenings of their mind, ...
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Being Body Aware: Mindfulness of Body

Being Body Aware: Mindfulness of Body

  One of the fundamental aspects of mindfulness is being body aware. Our mindfulness training allows us to direct our ...
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Life is 'Manure'

Life is ‘Manure’

My conclusion after six glorious days on Scotland’s Holy Isle… Just under an hour by train from Glasgow to Ardrossan, ...
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The Mindful Moon

The Mindful Moon

I went to see Luke Jerram’s art installation ‘Museum of the Moon’ a few days ago at the Anglican Cathedral ...
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Urban Mindfulness

Urban Mindfulness

I'm a Londoner, born and raised. I love city life, not yet tired of it. Having lived in Cyprus for ...
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Heather’s Musings

The Joyful Club!

The Joyful Club!

  It is very exciting! Our Joyful Club membership weekend (6-8th July) and retreat (6-11th July) at Samye Ling Tibetan ...
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Sitting is a Pain!

Sitting is a Pain!

I am on Holy Isle for the Year 2 & 3 year end retreat of the MSc: Studies in Mindfulness ...
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10 Years On!

10 Years On!

The very first Mindfulness course Rob Nairn taught and which is the foundation of our Mindfulness Association Level 1 training ...
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Desire and Aversion!

I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful bank holiday weekend. We have had glorious weather here again in my part ...
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Kristine’s WonderWords

Forget about enlightenment - John Welwood

Forget about enlightenment – John Welwood

Forget about enlightenment. Sit down wherever you are And listen to the wind singing in your veins. Feel the love, ...
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Moon - Gregory Orr

Moon – Gregory Orr

Has the moon been up there All these nights And I never noticed? A whole week with my nose To ...
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Go among trees and sit still - Wendell Berry

Go among trees and sit still – Wendell Berry

I go among trees and sit still. All my stirring becomes quiet Around me like circles on water. My tasks ...
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Hokusai says - Roger Keyes

Hokusai says – Roger Keyes

Hokusai says look carefully. He says pay attention, notice. He says keep looking, stay curious. He says there is no ...
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