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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Like Ducks to Water!

On October 10th 2012, Emma Garrett asked me to give a little talk and run some bite sized meditation sessions at Kiosk at The Park at Russell Park, Bedford for the ‘Tea and Talk’ – fundraising for World Mental Health Day. We called it ‘My Breathing Space’ and we ran two sessions during the morning.Continue Reading

The Mind Business – Financial Times Article

Yoga, meditation, ‘mindfulness’ – why some of the west’s biggest companies are embracing eastern spirituality Check out the Financial Times article – ‘The Mind Business’ by David Gelles featured on The British Wheel of Yoga website. I found it a real insight into how yoga and meditation is benefiting mainstream US businesses. I enjoyedContinue Reading

Making mistakes? Bring it on!

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field.” – Quantum physicist Niels Bohr. Niels Bohr’s quote really fits with the question of why we ‘hold’ on so much mentally, physically and emotionally. This tendency is largely due to our fear of failure orContinue Reading

This Term’s Poem

  Leisure What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight,Continue Reading