The man who wasn’t there

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”  Oscar Wilde I don’t know about you, but some days I feel fully present. On other days, I feel as if I have somehow dissolved into the background.   I can recognise the symptoms and also the feelings that come […]

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The power of habit

“1 in 5 people have dandruff. 1 in 4 people have mental health problems. I’ve had both.” ― Ruby Wax   When I get the opportunity to meet someone who is a keen advocate of Mindfulness and who is also a personality, I jump at the chance. Last week, Ruby Wax gave a talk at […]

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The cynical view of Mindfulness

“Cecil Graham: What is a cynic? Lord Darlington: A man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing. ― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan Much of the recent press coverage on Mindfulness has been overwhelmingly positive; where the benefits both to the individual, as well as to the wider community are widely […]

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