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Mindfulness News

Read the latest articles about mindfulness, MBSR and the science of mindful living here on our Mindfulness News pages.

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Mental Health Week

Mental health – and how to generate it - is not just a personal problem as it is often characterised, but is deeply effected by cultural, social and economic forces.

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"You're a person to be met, not a problem to be solved"

I don’t know who wrote the quote, where I read it or if I dreamt it but this is the quote that won’t leave me alone this year.

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Distance Mindfulness (MBSR) Training

For many years I was not keen on offering the MBSR program via the internet, as it seemed like it would take away from the individual exploration and intimacy that...

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Helping Kate - How Mindfulness can Change the Lives of People with Chronic Pain

How can mindfulness change the lives of people with chronic Pain?  Mindfulness is purposefully paying attention in a non-judgemental way to what is going on in your body, your mind and...

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Three kinds of shenanigans going on in the world of mindfulness.

Shenanigans is such a great word. It is a noun that means: mischief, trouble, pranks, high-jinks, tomfoolery.    Mindfulness is everywhere.

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A few thoughts on authentic leadership

Recently we partnered with Humanity in Business to co-host a conference on Authentic Leadership where we heard from a cross section of people ranging from those of us who teach mindfulness...

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Gratitude - a simple path to health and happiness

There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that practising gratitude has positive impacts on health and happiness, and of all the things that contribute to a life well lived, a habit...

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Re-engaging with the body - download a new practice

I am on an island at the moment. How good is that?!  It is Facing Island - a tiny island off Gladstone in Queensland.

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Longing and mindfulness as a panacea or path?

I love this rendering of the power of longing.

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Instructions for Mindful Walking

I’ve just returned from two weeks hiking in New Zealand - stunning.

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"Community of the Afflicted" - a great advertisement for mindfulness training!

I love this short piece by Jon Kabat-Zinn called “Listening is an act of love”.

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The benefits of mindfulness training for people with ADHD

Ever wondered if there’s a training that helps you focus better? Interested in better managing stress and feeling more emotionally balanced? Life can certainly be challenging, especially if you have attentional difficulties...

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Throwing Things Away

“I am shocked by the ignorance and wastefulness with which persons who should know better throw away the things they do not like.

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The wish to be generous

This tree is here. It is no longer alive in the biological sense, but in the sense of participation and presence and contribution, it is very much alive.

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The Need for Speed and The Grace of Space

I have been undertaking an experiment lately (as part of that broader experiment we are all involved in – otherwise known as life!) where I am trying to find a...

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Marvelously messy

Happy 2019! It feels far to soon to be writing those words, but here we are at the beginning of a new year, with all the fresh opportunities and challenges it...

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Don't try too hard to concentrate!

A little while back I attended a 9-day retreat with Patrick Kearney (www. dharmasalon. net), an excellent and very experienced meditation teacher.

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What mindfulness course is right for you?

There is a dazzling array of mindfulness offerings around lately, so how to choose?   Here is a chart that maps out different kinds of training - from the most accessible and...

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This Incredible Brain and Mindfulness

Our brains are an incredible, complex and magnificent network of connected superhighways, powering our body and mind 24/7.

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Death and presence - Thank you dear Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver died on the 17th January, 2019. We are a long time dead.

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