Every week, team members, tutors and supervisors of the Mindfulness Association offer meditation challenges as a suggested invitation.


Being Basically OK

I have been going through a bit of a demanding time, lately. I have just changed jobs and come back to work at the wonderful Mindfulness Association, have started placement for my Psychotherapy Masters, and have become the caregiver for my partner as he finds his way through long-term illness. All of these are very…

letting go

Letting Go

“Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.” Friedrich Nietzsche   Autumn is announcing its arrival in many forms. I am observing changes in colour –  leaves just tinged with gold, a different feel in the air – maybe a coolness, different sounds as the migrating birds start to fly…


Fear Weary

There is a ruined old farmhouse in Northumberland called Blawearie.  The name, apparently, means “tired of the wind”.  Living on the North Yorkshire coast, I understand the sentiment behind this name and use if frequently, when day after day there is a relentless wind that rattles my bones, frazzles my energy and is a real…