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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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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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Plane Tree in the Park

Living in the Now is simple but not easy! Yet there is all around us beauty that brings us naturally into the now, silencing the mind even for a couple of minutes. Treasure these times and go into the silence and … Continue reading

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Wherever you go, there you are

‘ “I live in the third cloudiest city in the world,” the young man said to his travel companions, sparking a lengthy discussion. …It would have been an innocuous conversation in, say, a New York apartment on a gloomy day. … Continue reading

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