COMPASSION COURSE ONLINE TASTER

Compassion Course Online Taster with Q&A

This Saturday 25th September at 7pm UK Time (UTC+1) Course: MIndfulness Level 2: Responding with Compassion “If you want others to be happy practice Compassion. If you want to be happy, practice Compassion” ~ HH Dalai Lama We can train in Compassion, and we start by cultivating a little kindness towards ourself. Join Kristine Mackenzie-Janson…

Attitude? What Attitude?

Attitude? What Attitude?

Simple family exchanges are where I exercise my Mindfuness practice. Isn’t that just exactly where it’s all happening? Mindfulness has helped me so much with this unravelling which is a truly messy affair and takes a while, well, like forever, and I am deeply committed to that. The more I practice, the more I go…

MENTAL LOGJAM

Mental Logjam

This week my own challenge is to try to focus. I have an important document to write by next week. And I have this blog to write. I was going to write this blog about the document called “Initial Thoughts” I have to write next week because I thought it might help me galvanise my…

Whats holding you back

What’s holding you back?

TRAINING TO TEACH MINDFULNESS – THE MBLC RETREAT I don’t really want to be a teacher, I said, as I applied for the course. Fear was pulling me back, but something stronger was pulling me – compassion to share all this with others. Facing fears in the MBLC Teaching retreat, accepting, meeting and looking deeply…

having-a-meltdown

Having a Meltdown

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. Welcome and entertain them all!” Rumi   Have you ever experienced one of those overwhelming events in life that can only be described as ‘having a meltdown’?  One of those moments when the computer in your brain turns into Hal from the film…

On Tenderness

On Tenderness

The word tenderness is the closest translation to the Tibetan word TSEWA. Tsewa addresses self and others. Pema Chodron says it expresses itself as kindness, compassion, vicarious joy, generosity, tolerance, mental clarity, courage, resilience, unshakable cheerfulness and in many other internal ways. Tsewa is about expressing and experiencing our own tender hearts. This week I…

mindful-procrastination

Mindful Procrastination

“While we waste our time hesitating and postponing, life is slipping away.” Seneca (Roman Philosopher) This is one of those occasions when I spend a few hours thinking about what to write in my blog. In fact, I have been procrastinating. Every time I have sat down in front of my computer, I think of…

On Stress

If you read my blog last week, you will know that I will shortly be moving house. Last week all was going ahead well, but since then there has been – another – spanner in the works. Despite how many times I tell myself that things will work out for the best in their own…

allowing in april inspirational calendar

Allowing in April Inspirational Calendar

Happy Eastertime! April already! Download our Free “Allow in April” inspirational calendar to keep you motivated throughout the month. April’s calendar is fresh and ready for you with tips for ‘Allowing in April’ ~ pin it up as a reminder to allow, allow, allow! yourself to become present with whatever is going on for you…