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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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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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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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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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