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Why Does Meditation Help

We’ve all had those moments where we’re not sure whether to scream, run and hide or drop everything and get on the next plane to a faraway island. 1,153 more words

I’m not getting better, and that has been hard.

In my second-to-last last post, I wrote a little about our trip to Stanford. I really was full of hope, then. Researching this new option, buying a ticket to California to go to a research hospital and talk to a new doctor; I wanted it to demonstrate to the universe that I was serious about getting well. 1,735 more words

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Re-minding ourselves to be mindful

Over the past few weeks I have been trying to practise Mindfulness on a daily basis. I have been following the eight week course ‘Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world’ by Penman and Williams as best I can. 623 more words



Intelligent Extrovert

(source:  http://writical.com/four-personality-types-take-quiz-find-one-fit/)

Most defining characteristics: You are lively, outgoing and emotionally open. You are a leader. 

As you probably already know, you are a born leader. 1,221 more words


Place and Food, Genius Loci and Terroir

Genius Loci*

1. The prevailing character or atmosphere of a place.
1.1 The presiding god or spirit of a place.

~ Oxford English Dictionary

Years ago, psychologist Jon Kabat-Zinn published a book titled… 1,469 more words


Mindful Monday no. 81 - 5 Mindfulness Apps

“You have only moments to live.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

Sometimes you need to tune in to tune out, and a mindfulness app might be the tool you need to get you there. 292 more words

Mindful Monday