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Let’s Rise Up!

Let’s Rise Up! If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. (Rainer Maria Rilke)   When I did a retreat with Joanna Macy (a renowned Buddhist scholar and activist) many years ago, I was shocked to discover that pretty much all my personal suffering is funnelled down from a more…

WHAT IS BUDDHISM? A PERSONAL VIEW

What is Buddhism?

A Personal View Next month, in April, I’m going to be teaching on a course with Choden (mindfulness teacher, Buddhist monk, author and old friend) on “The Practice of Buddhism”, which I’ve been asked to write a few words about.  Where to start!  Buddhism has been around for over two and half thousand years, after…

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The Practice of Buddhism (one year course)

Step by step teaching and practice of the key elements of the Buddhist path Many people who practice mindfulness become interested in the Buddhist source of their mindfulness practice and some people want to study and practice Buddhism in its own right. This course has been designed to meet both these needs. The price is…

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Mindfulness and Trauma

There is an increasing awareness of trauma as a big issue in the lives of so many people. Trauma can be described as a shock to our system from which we never fully recovered or a deep wound to the psyche that never completely healed. It is understood these days that trauma is no longer…

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Compassion in Action course

“You don’t need to do everything. Do what calls your heart; effective action comes from love. It is unstoppable, and it is enough.” Joanna Macy   Is it possible to make a difference in a way that gives inspiration and fulfilment and doesn’t cost us too much? Can we fill rather than drain our batteries,…

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Mindfulness for Life Retreat

Tutors– Vin Harris, Kristine Mackenzie-Janson and Ian Rigg Dates– Sunday 1st September- Saturday 7th September 2024 Location– Holy Isle Cost- The retreat is £385.00 payable in five monthly instalments of £77.00 Please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net for the booking link. Please book your accommodation (1-6 September 2024) via the Holy Isle website by clicking here. Please check the Find Us section on…

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Mindfulness For Life Retreat Taster

Join Us! Monday 2 May to meet the Retreat Leaders for a free and relaxed online taster session and hello at 7pm online WATCH KRISTINE’S SHORT INVITATION HERE If you have completed your training in Mindfulness, Compassion and Insight, and fancy an in-person in-depth retreat, or would like to find out more about the retreat…