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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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Now is the Only Reality

‘Living in the Now gives us the opportunity to experience life fully, without wasting time on guilt and regrets from the past or hopes and anxieties about an imaginary future. Living in the here and now is the key to … Continue reading

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Two simple choices

Shantideva (8th century) said: ‘If there is a remedy when trouble strikes, what reason is there for dejection? And if there is no help for it, what use is there in being glum?’ Such simple common sense, but so hard … Continue reading

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Day Dreaming – a form of waking sleep?

This appeared in the London Daily Mail: ‘It may seem a harmless way to whittle away the day’s duller moments – but daydreaming actually makes us miserable, scientists say. We spend almost half of our waking hours dreaming our lives … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Acceptance of Life

Louis van Loon, Dutch architect and creator of the Buddhist Retreat Centre in Ixopo, South Africa, says, “A variety of retreats is created to introduce people to the practical application of mindfulness. Whether that is in waiting for a red … Continue reading

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The simple key to happiness!

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