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Lost in a Vortex

Life is good.  And yet, I seem to allow myself to suffer.  The cause of my suffering? My mind of course! I notice I have been quite serious lately. A bit weighed down with my negative thought patterns. The resistance in this feels like sticky dark treacle clouding my mind – clinging to negative thoughts. …

Mindfulness in Motion

Over the last 4 weeks I have been on the ‘road’.  From my home, north of London I have travelled to Yorkshire twice, Scotland twice, Manchester twice, Sweden, Northumberland and Spain.  I’ve slept in 10 different beds, taken 4 flights and 20 trains. I’ve experienced extremes of temperature and weather from -14 and thick snow…

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Random Acts of Mindfulness

Each time I share the precious gift of mindfulness and compassion to a group of people, usually as part of the Mindfulness Based Living Course, it’s a different experience. I’m aware that sharing also enriches my own practice.  On two occasions recently whilst travelling I have found myself inadvertently sharing mindfulness and compassion with compete…