“There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.” ― James Carroll We all like simple, don’t we? One of simplest and at the same time; most effective mindfulness practices is the Sitting Meditation. If you followed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, […]Read More An introduction to Sitting Meditation
““One way to eliminate self negating thoughts and behavior is by gaining more understanding through realizing that you cannot force others to see that what you feel is real.” ― Iyanla Vanzant Of the 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts that we have every day, approximately 70% of them of them are negative. Just the thought […]Read More RAIN – You can not eliminate negative 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 […]Read More A world of unrecognised thoughts
“Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present, and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.” ― Audrey Hepburn Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend a […]Read More 3 Minutes is all it takes
“Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” ― Mary Oliver The core of Mindfulness meditation practice is the use of the breath, as one of the tools to bring yourself into the present moment. After all, we carry it with ourselves throughout our lives. It is always there and we, […]Read More The essence of the Breath
“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut”. – Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! As I have written before, I practice Mindfulness on an almost daily basis. I have been practicing and experiencing the benefits for the past eighteen months. I have found the ability to be fully […]Read More What’s been missing in my Mindfulness practice?
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. I love when the extended family gets together. The vibe and the feeling of being together is wonderful. As a family of daughters – I have two and my brother has three […]Read More The beauty of Silence