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What Are You Holding Onto That May Be Causing You More Harm Than Good?

What Are You Holding Onto That May Be Causing You More Harm Than Good?

My friend Cory Muscara recently posted this story. I think it's a real gem. Worthy of pondering. The story is about how hunters used to catch Read More

Mindfulness Masterclass With Sharon Salzburg: How To Cultivate ‘Real’ Happiness & Ease The Voice Of The Inner Critic

Mindfulness Masterclass With Sharon Salzburg: How To Cultivate ‘Real’ Happiness & Ease The Voice Of The Inner Critic

Recently I interviewed world-renowned meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. During this 'mindfulness masterclass' (video below) we explore what it means Read More

R.A.I.N: A Four-Step Process For Using Mindfulness In Difficult Times

R.A.I.N: A Four-Step Process For Using Mindfulness In Difficult Times

A couple of years ago, I discovered a 4-step mindfulness process that offers 'in-the-trenches' support for working with intense and difficult Read More

The Guest House: A Poem

The Guest House: A Poem

This poem by Rumi would have to be one of the most frequently recited poems in mindfulness retreats and courses around the world. I love all of his Read More

How to Use Mindfulness to Work With Negative Emotions

How to Use Mindfulness to Work With Negative Emotions

There are moments in life that are hard, painful, scary and difficult to endure. There are times when we feel anger, anxiety, grief, embarrassment, Read More

Powerful Photographs of People Exposing Their Insecurities & Fears

Powerful Photographs of People Exposing Their Insecurities & Fears

This morning I went for a walk with a close girlfriend of mine and we had a frank and refreshing chat about the kinds of fears and insecurities that Read More

How To Find Mindfulness In The Midst Of Mayhem

How To Find Mindfulness In The Midst Of Mayhem

Some people assume that because I'm a mindfulness teacher that I must lead some kind of monk-like existence. They envisage a carefree idyllic life Read More

Awakening Out of Anxiety

Awakening Out of Anxiety

I'm driving along the city streets at night.  It's late but I feel alert because I've just come from a meditation class. Suddenly the car in the Read More

Busy & Stressed? 3 Tips to Make Your Day More Mindful

Busy & Stressed? 3 Tips to Make Your Day More Mindful

I just came back from teaching my four-day retreat ‘the art of mindful living’ to forty wonderful people. Throughout the course of those four days Read More

Feeling Grumpy? How Mindfulness Can Stop You From Being A ‘Grumpy Bum’

Feeling Grumpy? How Mindfulness Can Stop You From Being A ‘Grumpy Bum’

One of the most significant and delightful effects of my mindfulness practice over the past 15 years is that I am much less of a ‘grumpy bum’ than I Read More

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