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Rumi – The Guest House

It has to be one of my all time favourite Poems . So much relevance! Rumi – The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Rumi – The Guest House Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all!...
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Why spirituality, why now….

With an impending talk on this huge topic, spirituality, happiness and the rise of compassion, this term seems to raise many questions; What is spirituality? Am I spiritual? What makes me spiritual? Am I different?… Am I the one….???? Why spirituality, why now….  Like a Star Wars Movie, maybe it was me born with the force...
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Why Practice Mindfulness?

Why Practice Mindfulness? (Taken from Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education) Studies have shown that practicing mindfulness, even for just a few weeks, can bring a variety of physical, psychological, and social benefits. Here are some of these benefits, which extend across many different settings. Mindfulness is good for our bodies: A seminal study...
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Mindful Challenge

Hello and welcome, Please take a few minutes to watch the attached video, and I look forward to speaking to you again on Monday. Please, just as a reminder, email me confirmation you received the email. With much mindfulness Dan
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What I have learned about Mindfulness…

What I have learned about Mindfulness… Recently I was asked to put together a short video on Mindfulness, whilst I had my own understanding on what mindfulness is, I wanted to research what some of the leading experts, aside from Jon Kabat-Zinn, had to say about this incredible practise and get their views on what...
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calming your crazy mind

Calming your crazy mind

Calming your crazy mind  Even now, with a daily meditation and mindfulness practise I go through periods where my mind switches on this crazy switch and I seem to go into thought overload. Calming your crazy mind Whether it is fear based, desire based, jealousy based, dragging old, like childhood old stories into my day to...
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6 MINDFULNESS EXERCISES TO HELP WITH YOUR BUSY-NESS

6 MINDFULNESS EXERCISES TO HELP WITH YOUR BUSY-NESS One of the biggest hurdles new practitioners face is the busy-ness of life. We all have the most wonderful intentions when we start out, we just forget that life at the moment is already pretty full…. Mingyur Rinpoche in his Youtube clip on Meditation highlights that we...
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Liang Yaoyi

Heartwarming Story of life after death

Children dream of being superheroes and saving those in need of help. Eleven-year-old Liang Yaoyi from South China’s Guangdong Province was actually able to make an incredible difference and be a hero for others. He had been fighting brain cancer since he was 9, and surgeries and treatments were not able to eliminate the tumor....
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Mindfulness is… Frazzled is…

I had the wonderful opportunity of being able to see Ruby Wax (thank you Phil) at her best on Tuesday night, and it was incredibly interesting to hear her take on being Frazzled and Mindfulness. I love her ability to take what often is seen as a verious serious subject and throw some much needed...
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