New Online Mindfulness Course Launched!

  I launched my new online mindfulness course last week and thought I’d write a little blog about it. Not everyone can get to a  group mindfulness course or afford to pay for one so I wanted to create an affordable online course experience that combined all the elements of group mindfulness based stress reduction and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mindful Communication

When we feel our interest or social status is threatened we can react aggressively to protect our position. In the same way we can act submissively, often at the expense of our own views, feelings and self respect. The most affective way to communicate with others is by being assertive. This comes from giving yourself […]