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The Buzzword

‘Mindfulness is the buzzword that keeps popping up of late on the covers of books and in conversation. This year we will live consciously and wholeheartedly in the present. Now we will really engage with the person we’re standing in … Continue reading

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Awareness Leads to Happiness

“Mindfulness quite simply means awareness,” says Dr Denny Penman. “Becoming more mindful, more aware of what’s going on in your mind and body, dissolves anxiety, stress and unhappiness. It works by broadening your awareness of what’s going on around you. … Continue reading

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I am all

It’s been a few months since I last blogged a post. During that time I spent some time in India. In the last blog I spoke about the great advantage of travel as being to wake me up. And it … Continue reading

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Travel – Broaden the mind or just one-upmanship?

“There was a time when travellers met and talked about where they had been and where they were going. That was how you learnt what awaited you on  the road…. Now the conversations around camp fires and in backpackers and … Continue reading

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Not part of the to-do list

Barney Ronay in The Guardian has this to say about Mindfulness: “So far this week I have received three press releases on mindfulness. At Google HQ in Dublin, something called Wisdom 2.0 Europe has been staging a huge mindfulness themed … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: the New Black

“Mindfulness is the new black,’ the Huffington Post decreed. Yes, mindfulness has become fashionable. But this doesn’t mean it’s a passing fad, with all the superficiality that implies. Being in the now is something that can change your life. ‘It … Continue reading

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How to be Mindful

“Notice. Make the time and space to be in the moment, not rushing, and make time to be creative. Pay attention to people and things – the context – as if seeing them for the first time.”  Prof. Ellen Langer … Continue reading

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