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 […]

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 […]

Staying in the moment

In 1984 Jon Kabat-Zinn trained the USA  Olympic Men’s Rowing Team in mindfulness. They got a silver that year. The gold was won by Steve Redgrave and team – his first of 5. I wonder how many Olympians have had mindfulness training for these games? Mindfulness is an essential tool for any athlete.  Plenty of things pulling […]