One of the common challenges students face, when trying to silently observe their thoughts, as part of a meditation or mindfulness practice, is that their monkey mind plays games. Our thoughts are running in the background, practically all of the time. They’re chattering, passing judgement, analysing, debating, reviewing, nagging, reminding and doing a thousand other […]
World Peace: An Inside Job?
The recent developments in the ‘War On Terror’ got me thinking about World Peace – something I do pretty often. But this time from a different angle. Who do most of us think is responsible for creating World Peace? Who is responsible for the ‘un-peace’ that surrounds us? When is it ever going to change? […]
Do You Need To De-Stress?
Are you stressed out? Running around, doing too much, finding it hard to switch off? If you’re finding it tough to relax but secretly know your body – and mind – are craving a refresh, you might like to try doing a deep relaxation. “Just relax!” Easy to say. But how do you do it? […]