A Peaceful Week

A Peaceful Week

Breathing in: May I experience peace.

Breathing out: May others experience peace.

A Way to Focus the Mind

A Way to Focus the Mind

Mindful Meditation practices, in general, help us to focus the mind; in particular, the training when we follow the journey of our breath around the body can be beneficial.

A Helpful Practice for Anxiety

A Helpful Practice for Anxiety

This form of mindful movement allows us to slow down both our body and mind and let go of the tension that has built up in the upper half of our body.As we take each step, we allow the stress and anxiety to dissolve into the ground beneath us.

A Peaceful Breakfast

A Peaceful Breakfast

I encourage students who attend my classes to try and meditate as soon as they arise, giving them the best possible opportunity to be influenced by a peaceful mind throughout the day.

In this way we have a peaceful mental breakfast which we can then enjoy our physical breakfast with, making us empowered both mentally and physically for the day.

Meditation to Improve Relationships

Meditation to Improve Relationships

If there is a relationship in our life, whether it is a home or work and wish to improve it, try changing your mind towards the person in the quiet space of meditation and see what happens. There may be an instant result, or it may take time, either way, only good can come from establishing a positive mind towards those in our life.

Patient Rudeness

Patient Rudeness

If we are busy and somebody appears to be rude to us the natural response is to be defensive, closedown, and possibly return the rudeness, justifying our actions based on what we receive. Several days ago I was in a cafe queue behind two people, they paid for their...
A Peaceful Companion

A Peaceful Companion

When we travel with a companion, they can influence and affect the way we relate to the world around us. With a peaceful mind as our companion, we can be confident that the way we relate to what arises in our life is influenced by peace. This peaceful approach will ensure that we have the foundation for an experience of happiness.

A Peaceful Intention

A Peaceful Intention

When we sit down to train in meditation it is beneficial for our practice to establish our intention for training.

We can practice without any intention, but this is like sitting in a car and not driving to any location.

Gratitude on Tap

Gratitude on Tap

The experience of gratitude is available for us continuously. The more we can remember and allow ourselves to be governed by this mind, the less emotionally dependent we will be on others. As a consequence, our relationships strengthen and improve.

Inner Face Meditation

Inner Face Meditation

In this short explanation, we are going to explore an effective method for reducing the pressure built up in our face. This method can initially be applied in sitting meditation and later introduced during the day in micro-meditations when we are engaged in our daily activities.

Insider

Insider

If we can establish the habit of turning inwards and checking our mind, the activity itself will begin to calm the movement of our thought. We can try to see beneath the flow of thought and recognise the peace that is present beneath it. Similarly to the ocean beneath the waves of the ocean.

A Compassionate Intention.

A Compassionate Intention.

Starting the day with a compassion intention can provide us with the energy we need to sustain a positive mental attitude. In the same way that we may choose to feed and energise our body to keep us going through the day, so it is helpful to feed our mind. Meditation...
Thoughts aren’t the problem

Thoughts aren’t the problem

Thoughts are not the problem; it is the way that we relate to them that will govern whether they are an issue. If we can take this approach to our thoughts in meditation, we will come to enjoy a far more expansive feeling when we sit down.