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…

mindfulness-of-colour

Mindfulness of Colour

“Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.” ― Khalil Gibran There was the most beautiful sunset at the weekend.  I became aware that it had triggered something deep inside. Sometimes I am curious as to where my mindful practice takes me. And here I…

it's-just-a-mug!

It’s Just a Mug!

“A man’s Self is the sum total of all that he can call his, not only his body and his psychic powers, but his clothes and his house.” William James   During one of the daily sits recently, I invited participants to bring to mind something that makes them smile. As I was guiding I…

gut feeling

Gut Feeling

“Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them” – Shakti Gawain In our mindfulness courses we have two practices which focus on sensation in the body. One of these is the infamous body scan and the other, mindful movement. As we progress through to the compassion training,…