FEELING TORN

Listening to two friends argue… Both believe their opinion, their beliefs are right. In the end they go their separate ways. They just can’t hear each other regardless of the loud voices… I wonder…what do I do now? Do I have to choose? It seems sometimes that you have to pick a side and stickContinue reading “FEELING TORN”

Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

Recently I’ve discovered that I’m starting to be OK with being uncomfortable…. With being challenged…. With being uncertain… Maybe I read something that brings up feelings of horror or sadness… Maybe someone says or does something that I feel at odds with… Maybe I upset someone… I pause…. I notice the physical sensations that IContinue reading “Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable”

Is meditation safe for everyone?

There is more to teaching meditation than meets the eye.. It is worth considering that whilst meditation is extremely beneficial for most people, it can be potentially harmful to others who are suffering with severe depression, suicidal tendencies and other psychological problems. With our NHS over-stretched more than ever especially now, more and more peopleContinue reading “Is meditation safe for everyone?”

Are you ready to let go?

I AM READY TO LET GO 👋I NOW LET GO…. Of feeling uncertain..It is time to let go of self doubt.Why do I question if I can actually do this? 🤷🏼‍♀️ I now let go of the need to be accepted by others. I can only be me 🙋🏼‍♀️ How will others accept me ifContinue reading “Are you ready to let go?”

Meditation and the busy mind

Today, we are going to look at how we deal with the busy mind or emotions that can arise during meditation. I have always really appreciated the following quote by Dean Ornish M.D Physician and director of Preventative Medicine Research Institute.“Meditation is simple in concept but difficult to master. Fortunately, you don’t have to masterContinue reading “Meditation and the busy mind”

The beginning of my meditation journey

From an early age, I experienced deep feelings of compassion and concern for the world around me. I was often overwhelmed by fear and anxiety for the future of our planet. I worried about the depletion of rainforests, endangered animals and high levels of pollution. I was an enthusiastic member of the “Go Wild club”Continue reading “The beginning of my meditation journey”

Progress in meditation

    This is one of my favourite quotes regarding meditation and progress in meditation. “Don’t doubt the value of meditation or underestimate your abilities. Be content with whatever progress you make because it reflects a part of the truth you are seeking. As such, it is something you can rely on” Mae Chee KaewContinue reading “Progress in meditation”