Forgiveness

I’ve been working with a few clients recently on the theme of forgiveness; it’s of primary importance to establish a) that it’snot about condoning past behaviours of others, and b) that it’s not about letting ‘them’ off the hook, it’s about letting “you” off the hook, and c) – more humorously yet just as ‘spot Continue reading »

when to practice

People often question about when is the best time to practice, or for how often? Here’s a good suggestion: Simple Practice It’s definitely the case that we can practice at any given moment. We can always try a little more to be kind, to be compassionate and be careful about what we do and say. Continue reading »

when to practice

People often question about when is the best time to practice, or for how often? Here’s a good suggestion: Simple Practice It’s definitely the case that we can practice at any given moment. We can always try a little more to be kind, to be compassionate and be careful about what we do and say. Continue reading »

Drop-in!

Announcing / reminding of the First Wednesday of the month “Drop-in” mindfulness meditation practice group at the Windmill Natural Health Centre TOMORROW at 7pm http://ow.ly/jESAa

Spacious Mind

Most of our suffering comes from habitual thinking. If we try to stop it out of aversion to thinking, we can’t; we just go on and on and on. So the important thing is not to get rid of thought, but to understand it. And we do this by concentrating on the space in the Continue reading »

The Haven of Meditation

The Haven of Meditation Meditation is a haven away from the ubiquitous world of self-improvement. It’s not just that there’s no such thing as ‘bad’ meditation, but there’s no such thing as ‘good’ meditation either. It is what it is. – Barry Evans, “The Myth of the Experienced Meditator” Then that’s a relief – less Continue reading »

The next 8 week Mindfulness Course

Martin, from the Ruby centre, will be offering an 8 week MBSR / MBCT course from Framfield house Medical Centre, Woodbridge, starting Tuesday, 6pm 16’th April. Graduates from the course meet at the Windmill every first Wednesday of the month for a ‘drop-in’ mindfulness meditation session. This approach is proving very popular at the moment Continue reading »

Food Intolerances, The Real Deal

I regularly see people who are following a diet whereby one or more foods have been avoided or they are following a specific type of diet for a long period of time and sometimes years.  Occasionally, this may be appropriate but in the main, people should only really need to avoid foods for around 6 Continue reading »

Changing Seasons Of Shiatsu

As the days gradually begin to get longer, your natural instincts turn towards increasing the energy in your life. After being indoors over the winter period your body and mind may be resisting the changes put upon them. Similar to animals coming out of hibernation, we too may experience lethargy and be a little snappy Continue reading »

Nutritional Tips for a Healthy Holiday

Sun, sea and sand conjures up pictures of happy adults and children. Hopefully this will be the case for most people but occasionally someone may become poorly or suffer badly with insect bites, sunburn or be having to dash to the loo every two minutes with terrible diarrhoea.