Life stress bubbles

“Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own.”  ― Adam Lindsay Gordon The lead up to Christmas is always a stressful time. The preparation for this single day of the year eclipses almost every other life event, even more so as it occurs every […]

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The illusion of Time

“We are living in a culture entirely hypnotized by the illusion of time, in which the so-called present moment is felt as nothing but an infintesimal hairline between an all-powerfully causative past and an absorbingly important future. We have no present. Our consciousness is almost completely preoccupied with memory and expectation. We do not realize […]

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Mindfulness in everyday life

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”― Blaise Pascal, Pensées I listened to a talk given by Jon Kabat-Zinn recently, as part of the Mindfulness Summit [I enclose a link at the end of this article]. He was talking about the practice of mindfulness, not the sitting […]

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