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Don’t Wait to Live

Don’t Wait to Live

When I was in my early 20s working in nursing homes, I became very close to one of the residents who was in her 90s, Lorraine. She used to say to me often, “Enjoy every moment. It goes by in a blink”. She also shared with me her own regret that she had...
Countering the Negativity Bias

Countering the Negativity Bias

Imagine you do a presentation at work and then everyone in your team has to give you feedback. If five of those people compliment your work and one person criticises it which will you remember later? Which one could keep you up at night ruminating about it? The...
The Three Happiness Myths That Make Us Miserable

The Three Happiness Myths That Make Us Miserable

Happiness. We all want it, and people are constantly chasing and seeking it. But you may be surprised to discover that happiness isn’t as easy to figure out as you might think… and that true and lasting fulfilment can be found hiding in one of the most unexpected...
A Meditation on Impermanence

A Meditation on Impermanence

A loss in my life in this last week has deeply touched the most vulnerable places in my heart and brought home my awareness of impermanence. How can we heal in times of loss and change? How can we find acceptance, grace and compassion in the face of impermanence? How...
The Rose-Bud-Thorn Meditation

The Rose-Bud-Thorn Meditation

Hi Friends, In the midst of our busy lives, it’s important to take time to step back and reflect. This is how we learn, grow and stay in touch with what truly matters. But it can be difficult to find time to pause and many don’t know what to focus on in that...