A world of unrecognised thoughts

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche   I am reading a fascinating book at the moment and one small section really caught my attention. It mentions: “Thought is the architect of both hope and despair, the source of every […]

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I, Me, Self and You

  “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter   What does being the person that you are, from one day to the next, mean? This is the question of personal identity, and your answer to this question determines […]

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Paying attention is really hard

  “She said things and I nodded. I didn’t pay attention. She didn’t pay attention to me. We floated through our days in that way.” ― Frederick Barthelme, Elroy Nights   Carrying on the theme of pulling apart the definition of Mindfulness and trying to articulate my interpretations; this post is all about paying attention. […]

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Being non-judgemental

“I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.” ― Paul McCartney   The definition of Mindfulness that I use comes from Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of the modern mindfulness movement. It states: “Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying […]

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Mindfulness guidance

“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” ― Rumi It would appear that Mindfulness is getting more and more popular. This week, I have had numerous discussions and inquiries regarding it. People have asked me why I practice it; what the benefits of practice are; where did […]

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We Have A Choice

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Today’s thought is inspired by Ryan Holiday’s “The Obstacle is the Way” Sure bad things happen to all of us. Let our mistakes become our training. No matter what happens we decide what story to tell ourselves or whether we will tell a story at all. We have a…

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You can’t argue with ignorance

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ― Aldous Huxley, Complete Essays 2, 1926-29   When life imitates farce, you know that it is time to lighten up a little. Whether it is in the business world or in the social world, you have to interact, engage, and collaborate with many different […]

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