Mindfulness is a String of Pearls

Mindfulness is a string of pearls

Mindfulness is a string of pearls that holds together the best values you might wish to embody: acceptance peace patience gratitude compassion joy love and so many more strong qualities If you practice mindfulness and meditation, it doesn’t mean you shut the world out. It’s not about staying safe in your own little bubble. It Continue reading »

How to Live your Wonderful Calm Life!

Live your wonderful calm life

A calm life means you’re not agitated or disturbed. It doesn’t mean that the unexpected or unwanted never happens. That would be pretty impossible right now, wouldn’t it? Instead, with mindfulness, everything feels a little more under control. No, that’s not true. Mindfulness can help you feel a tiny bit empowered about how you respond Continue reading »

Reveal the True You!

Reveal the True You

What do we mean to ‘reveal the true you’? The Clay Buddha Jack Kornfield reminds us in ‘The Wise Heart’ of a story from Thailand. A clay statue of a Buddha had sat for hundreds of years in a village square. One day a villager noticed a crack in it and had a closer look. Continue reading »

Let Go of Negative Thoughts with Mindful Meditation

Let go of Negative Thoughts with Mindful Meditation

‘At the most basic level, meditation is simply about thinking thoughts, then letting go of them,’ says Suze Yalof Schwartz, founder of Unplug Meditation. ‘It’s about learning to distinguish between thoughts that serve us and thoughts that don’t.’   How can you let go of negative thoughts with mindful meditation? Very often it seems to Continue reading »