“Sometimes the world slows and you notice every small thing, as if you stood between two beats of eternity’s heart.” ― Mark Lawrence Following on from the activities at work where we ran an event focusing on Mindfulness that supported World Mental Health day; a number of people have been talking to me about how […]Read More What’s in a Raisin?
“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.” ― Leonora Carrington What on earth is a silent retreat? Is this something related to soldiers fighting? A war? A conflict? This is a question I got asked recently. […]Read More What is a silent retreat?
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies Earlier […]Read More Mindfulness at work – how to practice?
“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (…) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.” ― […]Read More 385 mindful people
“We put labels on boxes. All thoughts, all words are labels on boxes; therefore we feel we have to get everything boxed, and so we put ourselves in boxes. Everything is put in boxes, but actually everything in nature doesn’t go that way.” Alan Watts Someone challenged me the other day that I was living […]Read More Do you manage boxes or live a life?