Poem – Only Breath

After recording my first meditation on breath awareness yesterday, this poem came back in to my awareness. What a treat these words are. “Not Christian or Jew or Muslim, not Hindu, Buddhist, sufi, or zen. Not any religion or cultural system. I am not from the East or the West, not out of the ocean or up from the…

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What is the MBSR Program?

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-week program was first developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre. Since then it has been featured on Bill Moyer’s PBS documentary series (1993) – Healing and the Mind as well as apart of numerous research studies in medicine, psychology and neuroscience.…

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Quote – “To love is to be vulnerable..

Do you agree?   If you are ready to reclaim your courage and take the next step towards your freedom and opening your heart, why not join our Toolkit?   If you would like to read more posts about vulnerability and the work of Dr Brené Brown, please visit – Brené Brown – The Price of Invulnerability The Power of…

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How Coachable Are You?

Leo Tolstoy has been quoted “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself” and Mother Theresa “If everybody cleaned their doorstep, the whole world would be clean”. Are you ready to change? Do you wonder how receptive you might be for coaching? Well, one of the elements of coaching is change.   How…

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Maybe So, Maybe Not…

What I have come to realise more and more is how quickly our minds tend to judge life. I am not sure where it comes from, maybe it is from childhood, when we are given our name and then from there we continue to learn the separation of things. For me finding the gift of…

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Poem – Be Mindful

Be Mindful – by Ajahn Chan   “Try to be mindful, and let things Take their natural course. Then your Mind will become still in any Surroundings, like a clear forest Pool. All kinds of wonderful, rare animals will come to drink at the pool; and you will clearly see the nature of all things. You…

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Listening to Shame

Is vulnerability our most accurate measurement of courage? Is vulnerability the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change? Dr Brené Brown thinks it is. In order to talk about vulnerability, we have to talk about shame. To find out more, have a look at this video from Dr Brené Brown about Listening to Shame. “It is…

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