Slow is the way to go
When you first attempt to meditate it can be more difficult than you expect. Many things get in the way, including a busy mind, wanting to succeed, being the perfect meditator, and thinking that you will benefit straight away. Of course, there may be times when you get a glimpse...Read more
Wednesday 29th June 2022
What is happiness?
Happiness is not one thing, and thinking that it is one thing; will end up with unhappiness. We will miss the whole point of what happiness is or can be. It is an experience, having a beginning and an end, and will therefore cease to be at some point. Experiences...Read more
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
What is ignorance?
When we are living in autopilot, having lost our awareness of the present moment we run the risk of other people experiencing the effects of our ignorance. Ignorance is not a item or a thing, it is invisible and gains its energy from society and the way we live. Like a weather...Read more
Wednesday 8th June 2022
How negative thinking effects me?
Our brains have evolved to notice, heighten, and react to the slightest bit of danger that might come our way. The danger is external but for many, it is in the mind. Our minds naturally look for an excuse to avoid confrontation, whatever is in front of us, and it...Read more
Wednesday 1st June 2022
How to build resilience?
Many of us are struggling at work with difficult times and difficult people, with large amounts of pressure and stress. Most of us have never been taught how to deal with these things, and for many we were never taught at school or taught by our parents or care givers, on...Read more
Wednesday 25th May 2022
How to manage difficult moments?
When we are going through a difficult time with our thoughts and emotions it can be a very uncomfortable place for a while. Our whole system closes in on the situation and forces us to experience every little detail with tightness in the body and unhelpful thinking patterns. Whether these...Read more
Wednesday 11th May 2022
How to deal with your self critical voice?
When we begin to work on ourselves in positive ways, like exercise, diet, or maybe even meditation, at some point we will be challenged. Not only from people and the environment around us but from our own inner critic. The self-critical voice loves to put you down and stop you...Read more
Wednesday 27th April 2022
How to be when you meditate?
Once you are settled and have regulated your breathing at the beginning of a meditation, we can all follow instructions passively. If we are too passive the mind will find any excuse to wander and look for trouble or distract you with thoughts that it finds more entertaining.Continue to adjust...Read more
Wednesday 13th April 2022
How to start mindfulness meditation?
First, you need to work out why you want to meditate, think carefully about this, and make sure you avoid falling into any ego traps of self-gratification and grasping after different states of mind. Remember that mindfulness meditation is not about achieving anything it is about being in the present...Read more
Wednesday 30th March 2022