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The Wisdom of a Cactus Flower

The little potted cactus the I keep on my lounge windowsill had a surprise for me – a joyful cream coloured flower.

I see the pot out of the corner of my eye everyday but it has been a while since I had given it a close look and I hadn’t even seen a bud, aside from its bright red baubles that I had assumed were all it had to offer in terms of flowers. 147 more words


Slow down quickly,

come to your senses and make art.

Why cultivate sensory awareness?

Obvious answer: for pleasure.
Less obvious answer: 652 more words

Creative Inspiration

Mind your moment

It is the time of my life when I am being bombarded to be mindful. A book my friend gave me, ‘Full catastrophe living’ by Jon Kabat-Zinn addresses stress with mindfulness. 365 more words

Ever Mindful

“I haven’t seen you in a while, ” said Zen Master Bon Haeng as I sat down for a koan interview at the zen center the other night. 500 more words

The Corporatisation of Mindfulness - Right Method or Right Action? 

The story of mindfulness seems to be the “flavour of the month” at the moment. Everywhere I look, I see mindfulness being promoted – in the workplace, on the sporting ground, in the therapy room. 837 more words

Work Life

Mountain Meditation

We did this meditation this week in class it’s written by Jon Kabat-Zinn. This is a classic guided meditation practice below is read by Shane Wilson at the Meditation Learning Center.  It’s a keeper!

Three Skills That Help Me Be A Better Me

If you’re reading this you’re probably interested, as I am, in personal growth and development. As you likely do, I also frequently reflect on my life and my progress in being a better person, a better me. 983 more words