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Counting Steps Round Caiston Glen

Caiston Beck and Middle Dodd.

Ordinarily I’m very unimaginative when ordering photos for my posts – strictly chronological is my one fixed idea, but here’s an exception to prove the rule: this first view was taken near the end of my walk. 1,557 more words


On Breathing and the "Peak Experience"

Much of the promise of mindfulness and breath practice has been subverted by seeking out the “peak experience” of the act. Of mindful breath while in that perfect yoga pose, of conscious breath while at the radical edge of…something. 721 more words

A letter to my own heart…

Make the clear delineation. People you help are just that. People you help. They are not necessarily your friends. They’re just people who say thank you and inflate your ego (if you permit it) and make you feel good about yourself for a moment. 483 more words

“Mindful eating is very pleasant. We sit beautifully. We are aware of the people surrounding us. We are aware of the food on our plates. This is a deep practice.” 

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Snowshoeing on a Woo Hoo Day

Thich Nhat Hahn the Buddhist monk speaks about the practice of ‘mindfulness’. He says: “When I walk I know I am walking. When I eat I know I am eating. 239 more words