People, who have grown up on a diet of objectives, goals, trying hard and not accepting things as they are, naturally find mindfulness practice strange at first. To lead is to be an agent of change, to practice mindfulness is to be an agent of noticing things simply as they are without trying to change them. You…Continue
Added by Claire Breeze on June 10, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments
I have been fortunate to have experienced 3 weekend retreats with Claire and the team since 2010. I was introduced to mindfulness by a good friend of mine, Nick Mabey, and although I was sceptical, the thought of increasing my resilience at a critical time in my career seemed impossible to resist.
It’s very hard to put into words my experiences over the 3…Continue
Added by Russell Taylor on June 8, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments
Nearly every piece of advice I encounter about how to improve my life includes some mention of the benefits of mindfulness meditation. It is strange that something which attracts such overwhelming support, was nonetheless something that I resisted introducing into my own life. My concern about regularly finding the…Continue
Added by Asher Rickayzen on June 6, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments
As I write this we are coming towards the end of a 6-week mindfulness programme working with the staff in an inner city nursery in a challenging area. It is a buzzing place, where the children clearly have a lot of fun, and over last few weeks we have gained a sense of the difficulties the team there experience…Continue
Added by Penny Cooke on June 4, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments
As I write this blog looking out at the rain on what would have been my 20th wedding anniversary I find myself considering the journey I have been on over the past three and a half years and seemingly small things change everything. This is not a sad blog (although there are sad parts) - it is full of hope, so stick with me.
Everything changed for me and those I love on…Continue
Added by Andy King on June 4, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments