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Wicked Wednesdays #9: A Mindful Multi-tasking Mummy

Mindfulness and multi-tasking are incompatible – so say  Mindfulness Gurus like Jon Kabat-Zinn and Mark Williams.  And of course they are right.  Who am I to argue with eminent professors from two of the world’s leading universities? 413 more words

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Exploring mindfulness

One of the newer approaches to counseling, teaching mindfulness, has actually been around for thousands of years.  When Jon Kabat-Zinn created Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 1979 to help his patients manage their chronic pain he brought a 2,500 year old Buddhist practice to people in the west. 351 more words

Mental Health Monday

Entry #4: Options

I think we suffer from a belief in options, options of how we could act in any given moment (present, past or future).  I use the word “this” (which is kind of trendy these days but unrelated) to signal to my mind that… 487 more words

Stressed? Who, me???

Years ago – or what seems a lifetime ago, I spotted a book at Dzogchen Beara bookshop “Full catastrophe living” by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

I read a few page, and decided that I did not need it – “Me stressed? 402 more words

About MIND

I named this article “About MIND” because naming it “Mindfulness and Me” or “Buddhism and Me” would simply be wrong because I am nowere near knowing enough about any of these things to say what my relationship towards it is. 519 more words


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“Dwell in stillness and to observe without reacting and without judging.” Jon Kabat-Zinn

Concentrating on the past or worrying about the future can be counterproductive.  552 more words

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