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Mindful Mondays – All Aboard

One of the things I’ve learnt from my mindfulness practice is that our thoughts and feelings are something separate to the ‘core being’ (or whatever you want to call it) that does the thinking and the feeling. Practicing mindfulness has … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Taking hold of now

It’s easy to live our lives caught up in the past (reliving mistakes and regrets or wishing things could go back to how they once were in some magical bygone era) or the future (things we hope for and dream … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Bitter Sweet Symphony

Sometimes life can seem wonderful, the sun is shining, we’re on top of the world and everything’s going our way. Then at other times the walls come crashing down, we’re left desolate in the rubble of the blows life has … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Primary Pain & Secondary Suffering

Sometimes life sucks. And there’s nothing we can do about it. Or is there? It’s inevitable that we will run in to testing times at some point in life, whether that’s in health, relationships, work, finances, or something else. These … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – an introduction

I’ve mentioned a few times I’ve been using mindfulness over the last couple of months and it’s been really helpful. A lot of people have shown an interest in it and have asked for more info so I’m starting a … Continue reading

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Holding on to hope

I was talking to a psychologist today (Roger Bretherton, a fascinating and dynamic guy who is a clinical psychologist currently researching personality and prayer). I asked if he had any words of wisdom about what to do when life feels … Continue reading

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