Moments of Silence and Peace

  “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”  ― Harvey Fierstein This week at work has been exceptionally busy, with meetings; deadlines and commitments that had to be met; and a major project coming to fruition. Outside of work; […]

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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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What on earth is Neuroplasticity?

“Life is half delicious yogurt, half crap, and your job is to keep the plastic spoon in the yogurt.” ― Scott Adams   Something I have come to realize through my own practice and reading on Mindfulness is that our brains are not fixed and unchanging. Society has taught us that by the time you […]

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Mindfulness Habit Releasers

“Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!”  ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience I came to Mindfulness through the book by […]

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Habits upside down

“Confusion now hath made his masterpiece.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth Habits form the basis of our lives. Large or small, we build and maintain our view of the world on habits. From simple things like cleaning your teeth, through to driving a car, the ability to move conscious tasks into the subconscious means that up […]

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