Have you ever had that feeling where you really want to make changes in your life – or you really want to achieve something that’s important to you – but somehow you just don’t get there? It’s like stuff / life / excuses / the ‘brown stuff’ all get in the way. But what if […]
Are You Addicted To Being A Phoenix?
Are You Addicted To Being A Phoenix? Do you ever feel like you’re drowning under your workload? Doing everything yourself? Fed up with people watching you struggle? I have lost count of how many Facebook posts I have seen this week about burnout and overwhelm, so I figured it was high time to write about […]
Is Meditation Stirring The Pot For You? How To Take Your Practice Beyond ‘Navel-Gazing’ Into ‘Life-Changing’
Some people cheekily call meditation ‘navel gazing’. There’s something about sitting around, with eyes closed, allegedly coming up with profound insights, that provokes a sense of the slightly ridiculous in those who haven’t yet tried it. Although meditation techniques can include looking at your life, your reactions, your emotions, your behaviours and your thoughts, it […]
Are You Too Tired To Meditate? (Hint: For Most Of Us, That’s A Yes!)
Do you ever find you’re too tired or stressed to meditate? Back in the days when I was training to become a meditation teacher, I was on the course with my husband Peter. He was famous for his ‘nodding dog’ impressions. You would get 15 to 20 minutes into a meditation technique and suddenly there […]
What Is Your Monkey Mind Trying To Tell You?
I don’t know about you, but most of us seem to have what the meditation world calls a monkey mind. I call it my grasshopper mind, because it can flit from one thing to the next with an amazing level of skill, constantly hopping around, making plenty of noise and rarely still. When we sit […]
How On Earth Can You Stop People From Stealing Your Meditation Time?
How to stop others from stealing your meditation time… … And it’s easier than you might think… It can be a real challenge for many of us, when starting a meditation journey. I’m sure that some of you have experienced this already, because you are trying to fit your new habit in as something […]