Walking Meditation – Mindfulness on the Move

Reading Time: 6 minutes Meditation has been a regular and permanent fixture in my daily life for a number of years. It has evolved over time into a practice that works for me and the knock on effects are significant. For those who’d like to read more on my journey into meditation and mindfulness check out these 3 articles:Continue reading “Walking Meditation – Mindfulness on the Move”

My Meditation Practice – 2 Years On

Reading Time: 7 minutes It’s been a year since I wrote the article How I FINALLY learnt to meditate – and how you can too, and about 2 years since I started a meditation practice in earnest. Two years of fairly constant practice is enough time on the cushion to really see some of the accumulative gains from startingContinue reading “My Meditation Practice – 2 Years On”

Zazen – Sitting Meditation & Why I Do It

Reading Time: 7 minutes Meditation was always something that I wanted to be good at. I never was very good at it and even now after over two years of daily meditation practices I am still floundering in the shallow end. You see, wanting to be good at meditation is kind of missing the point of it. Saying youContinue reading “Zazen – Sitting Meditation & Why I Do It”

My Mental Health Toolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes I decided to take a small break from our series on movement as this past Sunday (10th October) was World Mental Health Day. This was a day set aside for the promotion of awareness, education and advocacy against the stigma of mental health. Sadly this stigma still remains and is a huge stumbling block forContinue reading “My Mental Health Toolkit”

Morning Rituals – The biggest game changer for my mental health and well-being

Reading Time: 7 minutes I’ve always struggled against authority; always danced to my own drumbeat. If someone tells me that I ‘should’ do something, I won’t. Even if on a rational level I completely agree with them. Kelley will say to me, “Wow, this book is amazing! You should read it when I’m finished.” Nope. Despite that book beingContinue reading “Morning Rituals – The biggest game changer for my mental health and well-being”

How I FINALLY learnt to meditate – and how you can too.

Reading Time: 7 minutes As much as I’d like it to be, my mind is anything but serene. I love the idea of wandering through wildflower meadows, dressed in flowing linen, with a winsome smile and a mind purely focused on the gentle movement of the clouds. But what I have is the equivalent of watching a bag ofContinue reading “How I FINALLY learnt to meditate – and how you can too.”

Box Breathing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stress Management is one of our 5 Circles of Health, our approach to forging happy, healthy, hard to kill humans. We know how important a healthy mind is in creating a healthy body, and vice versa. Stress management has a multitude of faces. We can manage our physical stress by applying the correct stimuli andContinue reading “Box Breathing”