Holidays

  I went on a camping holiday in Wales this summer. It started with traffic queues getting out of London, driving rain all the way there and a sleepness night caused by my tent being battered by strong winds. (the tent stayed up all night though – phew!) Having just finished a ridiculously busy week […]

Driving Forces

The problems and negativity in your life can be your best teacher and an opportunity to build that mindful muscle. Rather than running away, hiding or pushing back when times get tough, just let out your sail and use what ever troubles you face as a force to drive you on into calmer waters. Sometimes […]

Keep it simple

    We can learn a lot from this seagull. It just stands there, in the present moment, being a seagull, with no agenda, no ‘should I be doing something else?’  or ‘i’ll stay here for a bit but I better get on with some flying really’ or ‘this is great, I should do this […]

One of my favorite quotes

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires […]

One damn thing after another…and then Christmas!

  It’s been a while since my last blog post! Sorry : ) Life has seemingly got in the way a bit – well I say that, but does ‘life’ really get in the way?  This expression generally tends to mean that our deadlines, to do lists, daily routines and tasks get in the way […]