Category Archives: Mindfulness

Why I’ve been so quiet of late….

I am so sorry that I have been out of contact for the last couple of months…it’s not what I planned but the first deadline in my PhD loomed and I needed to finalise my research plan and get it … Continue reading

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5 Books to get you started on your Mindful Compassion Journey (including one you’re not expecting!)

So these are a few of my favourite books; there many more out there but these are the ones I come back to as my core texts. I’m sure the list may change over time but I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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Research Data and a Dying Man’s Words…

I was invited to attend a research seminar a few days ago looking at mindfulness and ageing. There was some terrific data revealed and lots of nuggets of great advice and insight – more about that in future posts. But … Continue reading

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What’s a Silent Retreat like?

Have you ever been on a silent retreat? If not are you tempted but wonder what you would be letting yourself in for?  A couple of months ago I went on one with my brother – believe it or not … Continue reading

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Transcendental Meditation and Mindfulness

The Sunday Times Magazine (12.12.10) published an article “Mantra with a mission” about the film director David Lynch’s mission to bring Transcendental Meditation (‘TM’)  to schoolchildren around the globe. In case you don’t know much about TM, it’s based on the … Continue reading

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