Tag Archives: mindfulness

Inner city mindfulness

The kernel of this blog is simplicity. If we could only move our lives back into simplicity, so many of our contemporary problems would diminish or depart entirely. And I find it ridiculously hard to do sometimes. The ‘things to do list’ only … Continue reading

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Two weeks of silence and poetry

I recently spent two weeks on a silent meditation retreat deep in the Scottish Highlands. I’ve done a silent retreat before but it was only 7 days long, and it was four years ago. I don’t meditate as regularly as … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of mindful pond dipping

Pond dipping is something I associate with frogspawn and young kids. Not something on my top 10 list of fun things to do. But this week I discovered its fascination and oddly therapeutic benefits, when myself and my fellow students had … Continue reading

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