Just under a month to go – still places available for both the weekend and the 5 day option

“Who are you?” You might ask, “to be claiming to be a mindfulness teacher”

Hello everyone, hope you had a good summer. Here’s a pic of me last week sitting practice “on the rocks” in the Ardeche – cool way of being in a heat wave? I still have a brief chance to remind you that the next eight-week mindfulness courses in Ipswich and Woodbridge that I will be […]

Joining us for the autumn 8 week mindfulness course?

Working as a psychologist with mindfulness informed models of psychotherapy is deeply satisfying work. Working in dialogue with people towards finding their own internal resilience against repeated episodes of those all too common, human challenges: of depression, anxiety, stress, and addictive self-defeating patterns of behaviour is rewarding and it is a privilege to be in […]

How mindfulness can help the shift towards a more sustainable society

The cover story functions as a good call to action – AND, if you follow the suggested links in the article you’ll find a wealth of research papers supporting the proposition as something substantially more than wishful thinking. This is where I find the deeper seam of inspiration for ongoing personal practice, teaching and community […]

Finally, a breakthrough alternative to growth economics – the doughnut | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Source: Finally, a breakthrough alternative to growth economics – the doughnut | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

In a recent blog from Christopher Titmuss: The current boom in mindfulness/self-compassion/well-being neglects the dynamics of the inner-outer circumstances.

External Conditions for Stress The Buddha made it clear that mindfulness applies to outer circumstances, as well as the inner life. We direct mindfulness to external conditions to work to resolve the widespread social epidemic of stress. The current boom in mindfulness/self-compassion/well-being neglects the dynamics of the inner-outer circumstances. The current culture of mindfulness falls […]

The power of behavioural flexibility

Hello Life Loungers Do you want a place at the next Life Lounge on Thurs 13th April – if you have not yet booked your place just simply send me an email. We are delighted to welcome Mindfulness teacher Martin Wilks as our guest presenter. Perhaps you know the serenity prayer: “Give me the courage […]

Simple, useful and a quick readThree types of mindful attention and 9 areas of application in daily life | Dr Patrick Gwyer | Pulse | LinkedIn

Source: Three types of mindful attention and 9 areas of application in daily life | Dr Patrick Gwyer | Pulse | LinkedIn

The Place Beyond Hope and Fear « The Berkana Institute

This is a great article; especially for those for whom the “dashing” of hope feels exhausting Source: The Place Beyond Hope and Fear « The Berkana Institute

Do Mindful People Have a Stronger Sense of Self? | Greater Good

An interesting idea to explore “in person” ? Mindful people might be happier because they have a better idea of who they are, suggests a new study. Source: Do Mindful People Have a Stronger Sense of Self? | Greater Good