We can’t always have something to celebrate for ourselves when our emotional mood is low. But taking pleasure in the good fortune of other people can help lift the darkness.
When under stress we can usually say that three things are going on at once. First is the physical sensation of stress that I think we’re all quite familiar with. Second is the fear regarding whatever it is that we’re […]
Acceptance, as I keep saying, is the second half of mindfulness (the first is awareness). It means not rushing to judgement, pausing to take in the reality of situations and increasing your tolerance for experience. By helping you to avoid […]
In 2014, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield interviewed me on Good Morning Britain on ITV about mindfulness following the publication of Mindfulness on the Go. At the time, interest in mindfulness was taking off in Britain. The video is […]
We live in an era in which we see the contents of the mind as more important than the state of the body. For that reason we can over-emphasise the “mind” in “mindfulness” by paying too much attention to our […]
For the past few weeks I’ve been presenting corporate mindfulness events on Zoom or similar platforms. These have included a mindfulness presentation for a state agency, a workshop for students on a post-graduate university business course and a shorter presentation, […]
During the present upsurge of interest in mindfulness, I am often asked what course one needs to do to become a mindfulness teacher. My reply is that currently there is no generally recognised or required route into the general teaching […]
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