Surfing the Wave of frustration

Surfing the Wave of Frustration

Today it feels like the whole world is conspiring against me! Today I’m having a day! It’s such a shock to feel something not very nice stirring deep down somewhere, a surprise. I don’t like it. And yes, I do want it to go away. Everything. I want everything and everyone to go away. Well…

Mindfulness - Stepping into Now

Mindfulness – Stepping into Now

Once when the lawn was golden green And the marbled moonlit trees rose like fresh memorials In the scented air, and the whole countryside pulsed With the chirr and murmer of insects, I lay in the grass Feeling the great distances open above me, and wondered What I would become and where I would find…

mindfulness how things are

Mindfulness – How Things Are

Don’t recall / Let go of what has passed Don’t imagine / Let go of what may come Don’t think / Let go of what is happening now Don’t examine / Don’t try to figure anything out Don’t control / Don’t try to make anything happen Rest / Relax right now and rest   “Six…

Mindfulness & Anxiety

Mindfulness & Anxiety

A few years ago I found myself in hospital in a ward on my own, with wires attached to me. Nobody came to see me and the nurses avoided me. It was really strange but I think they knew something I didn’t. There I was – with nothing to do, and nowhere to go. Does…

the humble raisin as a portal to mindfulness and beyond

The Humble Raisin as a Portal

The Humble Raisin is a portal to Mindfulness and beyond! How can a humble raisin possibly be a portal not only to the world of Mindfulness, but to the subtle thinking and emotional realm that goes on just beneath consciousness and then further down into the root of compassionate energy and a sense of connection…