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Mindfully sad …

I’ve been out of contact for a while; I have been struggling with the Christmas preparations and  the run up to today, 11th January 2011 and I chose not to beat myself up for not writing any blog entries. (I’m practising … Continue reading

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Mindful Christmas Present Ideas?

So how’s your present shopping going? I’m making the most of the internet at the moment and buying a lot of my pressies on line. So I was really looking forward to taking a sneak read of one present I’d … Continue reading

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Any German speakers? Living with an awareness of dying

I was recently interviewed for a German newspaper regarding my views on living with an awareness of death and using that to inform the quality of your living – learning to live with as few regrets as possible influenced by … Continue reading

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Size does matter! How I got fooled by size (yet) again

I’m hanging my head in shame (not for the first time) because in a post a couple of weeks’ ago I laughingly wrote ‘…whilst I do have times when I eat (and drink) more than I want they tend to … Continue reading

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Laughing with Cancer

There’s a great coach I know, Suzy Greaves of The Big Leap. She has an amazing number of courageous and inspiring clients. Last week she announced with great sadness the death of one of those clients Nicholas Hull-Malham who set up … Continue reading

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Oh go on then, just a small one – alcohol and mindfulness

I like my wine, I really do and I particularly like a glass on a Friday and Saturday night because somehow it’s become part of the ritual of the weekend (notice that unconscious, automatic action!). And I really want to … Continue reading

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The Day of the Dead – Living with awareness of dying and your funeral ‘songs’

On 1st November most German families will pay a visit to grave yards to celebrate and acknowledge their loved ones. I am reliably informed by relatives in Germany that it’s a national holiday there, and to cite my informant, “so … Continue reading

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Eating Mindfully – easy right – just eat slowly?

When I first started practising eating mindfully, my partner said ‘but I eat mindfully because I eat reeeelly sloooowly’.  Yeah, right hon. Mmm if only it was as easy as eating slowly. That helps for sure. But the key to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mindfully Blogging

Hi  I’m Kate Diggory from Eating Mindfully, Living Mindfully and this is my very first post on my blog! I have worked in the hospice movement for nearly seven years following a life long interest in death and dying. I was inspired … Continue reading

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