As I've mentioned on a few occasions over the last few months, I've been practising mindfulness meditation since the beginning of the year, and I've found it to be extremely powerful. So when I awoke to the horrific news from the centre of Manchester this morning, just 35 minutes away from where I live, I … Continue reading Taking myself away
By taking the time to become more present and to start registering thoughts without acting upon them, we gain an amazing ability to reset and restore those fragments in a much more balanced environment.
I really don't want this to be viewed as a "When I were a lad" post, because it isn't.
Once you start taking ownership, you start to do it in all walks of life....
. We can, however, take control of it and as a very recent convert I can assure you of the liberating qualities some of the following simple actions can have on you.
It might be quite apparent to some of you that I am a great believer that we should spend as much time as we can outdoors. So after a deterioration of health within the family unit towards the back end of last week there was very little opportunity for any of us to be out … Continue reading Getting outside after a long week
Over the last 48 hours there has been so much talk and comparisons made regarding the inauguration of the latest president of America. I do not doubt in the slightest that things on the world stage are going to change over the coming weeks, months, years; and I really don't want to start hypothesising about … Continue reading If you live in the present your new world starts every day!