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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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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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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