Being mindful of stories

Being Mindful of Stories

It’s not easy to ignore the news.  It’s in every newspaper. Even if you don’t buy a newspaper, you get a glimpse of the headlines on newsstands and in shops. Every time you switch on the television – it’s there. Overheard conversations amongst family, friends and strangers – opinions are shared about what’s happening in…

mindful holiday

Mindful Holiday

I am a week into a two week winter sun getaway to Cyprus. Away from the busyness of work I am noticing a lot of inner-critic dialogue along with an underlying feeling of being a failure.  I am aware of a constant vigilance for instances where I might be subject to humiliation. Moreover I appear…