Go in and in

Go In and In

Kristine has been providing us with her wonderful Words of Wonder.  Duncan and I are inspired by this and have decided to share some of our favourite poems, and those of our tutors and members too. This week we have a wonderful poem by Danna Faulds.  This was introduced to me at my very first…

finding equanimity

Finding Equanimity

I like the following definition of equanimity which I use in our compassion training: “A warm engagement with the world without being troubled by it.” The definition needs some unpacking as some of the things happening around us can be deeply troubling. If we allow ourselves to become distressed – aka troubled – by what…

curved-ball

Curved Ball…

You know when life throws you a curved ball? It lands with a punch, knocks you off your feet and turns your life upside down for a while. Suddenly you find you aren’t able to do what you wanted to do.  You find yourself doing something completely different. So, life threw me a curved ball…