OBSERVING IN OCTOBER FREE CALENDAR

Observing in October Free Calendar

Mindfulness comes from a Sanskrit word smrti which means to remember or to re-mind. Our monthly calendars are designed to help you remember to be Mindful! This month our theme is Observing in October. Each day, a prompt to connect with your inner Observer. Download a PDF HERE to keep on your computer or to…

introductions

Introductions

I have spent this morning staring at a blank screen wondering what to write and why it is so difficult for us to write about ourselves. I’m sure it’s something anyone reading this can empathise with, from personal statements and cover letters to personal blogs like this one, it can be really hard to get…

mindfulness-of-colour

Mindfulness of Colour

“Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.” ― Khalil Gibran There was the most beautiful sunset at the weekend.  I became aware that it had triggered something deep inside. Sometimes I am curious as to where my mindful practice takes me. And here I…

it's-just-a-mug!

It’s Just a Mug!

“A man’s Self is the sum total of all that he can call his, not only his body and his psychic powers, but his clothes and his house.” William James   During one of the daily sits recently, I invited participants to bring to mind something that makes them smile. As I was guiding I…

walk slowly

Walk Slowly – Danna Faulds

It only takes a reminder to breathe, a moment to be still, and just like that, something in me settles, softens, makes space for imperfection. The harsh voice of judgment drops to a whisper and I remember again that life isn’t a relay race; that we will all cross the finish line; that waking up…

mind-the-gap

Mind the Gap

“Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish; but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life”. Epictetus (Enchiridion) Over the years, through my mindfulness training and practice, I become more aware of the gap.  This gap is the space…