For decades now I’ve practiced mindfulness intermittently to help me deal with good times, bad times and everything in the middle. I find whether 5 minutes or 50 the ability to be in the present moment can often bring me moments of gratitude and enlightenment - while it doesn’t happen often when it does it leaves … Continue reading Can animals help us be more mindful?
I only managed to sit in my bath for 10 minutes this evening. I was fidgety, annoyed and panicking about uncertain plans for tomorrow. But 10 minutes is all that was needed to calm me down and help me realise I was perhaps being a little silly. Today has literally been a brilliant day. A … Continue reading Riding the waves
One of my favourite poets, Rupi Kaur wrote: “Loneliness is a desperate sign that you are in need of yourself” I discovered this poem, and her book, Milk and Honey at a very poignant time in my life. I’d just pushed away the person I was in love with, witnessed myself do it without any … Continue reading The stories of my mind