In my weekly blog, Heather’s Musings, I write about what has been happening in my life and how I am applying my mindfulness, compassion and insight practice to it. The process of writing the blog is often an opportunity for me to gain more clarity and recognise what is happening and I find it highly beneficial. My wish is that it is also helps other meditation practitioners who are on a similar journey.

The opinions and beliefs that I express in this blog are my own and do not represent the opinion of the Mindfulness Association.

Coming Together

Over the last two days I have been doing a training course on the MBI-TAC: Mindfulness Based Interventions – Teaching Assessment Criteria. It was wonderfully facilitated by Rebecca Crane and it was an opportunity to share practice and experience about what it is to be a Mindfulness teacher with other experienced practitioners and teachers. A…

The Quest

For as long as I remember I have been on a quest to understand my place in life, the universe and everything. This started from an interest in science, space, alien life and the archaeological remains left by ancient peoples. My first degree was in mathematical physics with astrophysics, which I loved, but which I…

Over-Efforting

I came across this concept at an excellent workshop led by Vidyamala Burch who founded and leads Breathworks, which is a Mindfulness training organisation specialising in healing pain and illness. Vidyamala will be speaking at our conference next year, for more details please click here. The concept of over-efforting, as I understand it, is that due…