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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3 Minutes is all it takes

“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 […]

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The essence of the Breath

“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, […]

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The beauty of Silence

“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 […]

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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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