mindful immersion

Mindful Immersion

Recently I have become aware of activities that I do that become a complete immersion, away from my habitual, incessant thinking patterns. Anything that is powerful enough to enable me to become totally present and not drown in my ruminations about the past, worries about the future and self-criticism comes along like a sigh of…

Integrating Compassion & Wisdom

INTEGRATING WISDOM AND COMPASSION

Online Practice Day INTEGRATING WISDOM AND COMPASSION An Experiential Approach Choden & Fay Adams Saturday, 8th August 2020 from 10am – 4pm   This retreat day follows on from the last retreat day entitled, Stepping into your Compassionate Power. Even if you did not attend the last one you are welcome to attend this one.…

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Effortless Being

Online Practice Day Saturday 9th May 2020, 10am – 4pm Led by Fay Adams On this retreat we will practice with the wisdom expressed in this Zen proverb: ‘Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself’. Most of us have habits written deeply into our mind and body which have us…

Morning Coffee

Morning Coffee

Morning coffee has gradually become a slow savouring ritual for me. I am aware of my coffee urge as soon as I exit dreamworld  – as soon as daily consciousness kicks in – it’s the only thing that will coax me out of my cosy brushed cotton cosy-bed-nest – it’s coffee time! I didn’t used…

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Buddhist Practices To Deepen Your Experience Of Mindfulness

Online Retreat Day Sunday 26 April 2020, 10am – 4pm Led by Choden and assisted by Alan- this practice day is now fully booked to be added to the waiting list please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net During this retreat day Choden will offer some Buddhist practices to deepen and transform our relationship to mindfulness. The focus will…

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Being on my own

I woke up on Friday morning feeling a sharp pain in my heart. My initial thought was – oh no my lungs are hurting, this can’t be good – then my next thought was that this was an emotional pain. It took a while for me to recognise what it might be. Then the thought…