Category Archive: mindfulness

Seize the Moment Surrender the Outcome

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New Year’s resolutions are notorious for being easy to break but don’t ever let breaking a promise to yourself stop you from beginning again. Each and every moment offers an opportunity to start… Continue reading

Looking Forward a Stress Free Future

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Last autumn was a good time to renew my strategy for the future because I recognized there is no magic potion that will guarantee a long, healthy life. I made an assessment of… Continue reading

Deeper Relationships

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As Winter Solstice approached I carefully considered what I wanted to leave behind and what I want to achieve in 2012.  In 2011 I was able to achieve my health and wellness goals.… Continue reading

Meditation Practice: Monkey Mind

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Peace is present right here and now in the present moment, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. The only question is whether or not we are in touch with it.… Continue reading

Overcoming Chronic Illness and Stress

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Over the course of 3 years I have avoided becoming too personal in this blog, lest I become maudlin and repel readers. Today I’m choosing to share my experiences as a  person with… Continue reading

Breaking through

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Buddhists believe that our attachment (craving desire within) to witness or to be a part of specific outcomes, as well, as our aversion to other outcomes is the cause of unhappiness.

Change Comes from Within

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A Zen Buddhist opened up a hot-dog stand and his first customer paid with a £20 note. After waiting, the customer demanded, “Where’s my change?” “Sir,” replied the Buddhist, “change must come from… Continue reading