Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh How do you drink your morning tea? Are you downing it in big glugs as you are […]
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How to stop waiting for ‘one day when’
“The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh It is easy to wish elements of our lives were different. It is tempting to wish for one day in the […]
7 strategies to beat the ‘Sunday Blues’ and maximise your weekend
‘Time is what we want most, but what we use worst’ ~ William Penn I love weekends. I really love them! 48 hours stretching ahead with endless possibilities of how to use them. I try to squeeze every last minute of enjoyment out of them. It makes me feel so sad that so many of my friends […]
Does practicing mindfulness meditation make you more productive?
I have recently become very interested in mindfulness meditation. I started off by signing up for Headspace and following that for 10-20 minutes each day. Then a friend recommended that I read Eat, Pray, Love which I loved and got totally inspired by, and after following Elizabeth Gilberts journey, I had a desire to learn […]