mindfulness

The hidden magic within you

Anyone else get stuck in their head trying to figure out how to feel less overwhelmed and then end up with too many ideas and tips and advice to stop getting overwhelmed in the first place?!!! This is what I did for years. I learnt a lot on the way, some of it helped, some …

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When walking slowly seems too fast

I’ve noticed an extraordinary amount of fungi this year. Apparently there’s been extra. So many different types – so exciting! Like a whole ‘nother world, a miniature world. I’ve been entranced. And yet I nearly stood on these guys in the photo. We were at the marvellous Westonbirt Arboretum and I was mesmerised by a …

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‘By taking steps so tiny that they seem trivial or even laughable, you’ll sail calmly past obstacles that have defeated you before.’ Robert Maurer

Quote for the week in all my classes. Letting the words wash over my students whilst they dare to lie still in the middle of the day, cosied up in blankets, resting and resetting their nervous systems. It’s from a great little book I keep coming back to called ‘The Kaizen Way – one small …

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Fat Days

No, I don’t mean days when you feel fat. Fat Days are what I call those richly satisfying days that seem to be not only wonderfully long, but somehow seem to expand in the middle. Days where I am so in the flow that I am able to shift gently from job, to interest, to …

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