is there another way to view this situation?


Sometimes it feels hard to keep yourself on the straight and narrow, Read more

note to self: pay attention


The simple reality is this: you are what you pay attention to. Read more

how mental states become neural traits


Our quest for mindful awareness now takes us to this book. Read more

tuning into the breath


Do you ever get caught up and lost? Read more

bringing awareness to the breath


What’s your stress-busting sanity-saver? Read more

teach like you are many and no one


Borges called his Parable 'Everything and Nothing.' It's tucked away at the back of 'Labyrinths'. It's about Shakespeare at the end of his life, and how he gets into this talk with God. Read more

love the one you're not with


Our attention is fragmentary. Read more

not noticing for noticing's sake


 Is it just about noticing? Is that what I’m supposed to be doing here?  Read more

you've got to make something good out of something bad

Christopher Reck

One of my favourite TED talks. Delivered by David Hoffman. A mindful response to adversity. A poem for an epiphany.

what happens when you lose everything


Every month or so I'll send out ideas and resources - links to books, articles, podcasts, quotes, stories, art, music, meditations - that I hope will help inspire you to cultivate your own mindful life.