Monthly Archives: February 2014

Meditation as a way of Life

Ramana, when asked whether daily meditation was essential, replied :”Your whole life should be a meditation.” In other words, the ideal is to be mindful at all times, whatever you are doing, rather than lost in hyperactive mind. As an … Continue reading

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Opting for second best?

Cyclamens : A reflection  “Human kind cannot bear very much reality”  TS Eliot   Backed by sunlight Cerise petals glow and shimmer Flared butterflies Multi-winged Translucent Poised above  Undulating leaves below   Pale imitation On polished table top Like Plato’s … Continue reading

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Ways to reduce stress

A rheumatologist writing in the magazine Joint Ability ,states that stress unfortunately aggravates arthritis. Under ways to reduce stress she includes Practising Mindfulness. “The entire idea of mindfulness or being mindful (or living in the now) is to be completely … Continue reading

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Blue Monday

Yesterday, Monday, I had a real test for practising what I preach!!  it began with a frantic and unsuccessful search for my diary. I decided to leave it  – it would surely turn up… So, first a visit to a … Continue reading

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The Mindfulness Revolution

How wonderful to see these words as a headline on Time magazine a week ago! Living in the Now is fast becoming a world wide movement – with the possibility of less stress and more happiness for all. In her … Continue reading

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