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Meditation to Declutter Your Mind

Success Through Stillness… Clearing the Clutter in Your Mind Last week I touched on the topic of Calming Your Overactive Mind and how meditation is not about forcing your mind to ‘shut off’, but rather remaining still and allowing your mind to gradually (and eventually) come to an equilibrium. After meditation often people feel a […]

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Calming Your Overactive Mind

Do you struggle to ‘shut off’ your mind? Well, I have a bit of advice for you: ‘Stop Being A Control Freak’! I don’t say that to be harsh, but I do hope it gets your attention. I hear people say things like ‘I can’t meditate because my mind won’t shut off’. I tell them […]

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The Science of Negative Emotions (and Webinar Replay)

Imagine being able to release your negative emotions… Last week I wrote about the difficulty people have in releasing negative emotions. Suppressing emotions can even be harmful to your health. In 2012, psychotherapist Eric L. Garland’s study showed that people who suppressed their thoughts and feelings often, had a stronger level of stress response than […]

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Meditation to Let Go of Negative Emotions (Webinar)

Do you find it difficult to release your negative emotions?   We all tend to have a low tolerance for anything we deem uncomfortable. Often, we try to rid ourselves of what we consider ‘negative’ by ignoring, concealing or repressing our emotions. According to recent studies on emotional balance this often leads to internal stress […]

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Meditation Book Recommended (and Beginners Classes)

  One of the most frequent questions I get about meditation is “Can you recommend a book for beginners?” I often encourage people to pick up a book authored by my main teacher Alan Wallace as he has a wealth of knowledge and his writing is very captivating. That being said, some beginners have mentioned […]

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Secrets of Tibet and Webinar Replay (until 28 Feb)

I recently visited the ‘Tibet’s Secret Temple’ exhibit at the Wellcome Collection in London. This exhibit explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice and their connections to physical and mental wellbeing. In its exploration of ancient Tibetan, the exhibition reveals Tibetan spiritual teachings in the form of artefacts, texts, art, pictures and videos. Although my […]

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Feeling ‘Stuck’? Experience Your Power to Forgive…

Power to Forgive – Feeling ‘Stuck’? Experience Your Power to Forgive Before I start to write about forgiveness, I want to make a very important point. Forgiveness is NOT about approving of, disregarding or making excuses for bad behaviour. It is not about dismissing your own feelings. Forgiveness is about breaking down the barriers you […]

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Taster Meditation Session Announced

Join a taster session for just £15 (must purchase by 5 February) I hold meditation sessions in London designed specifically for meditators at the beginning of their journey.  Classes are perfect for you if: You are completely new to meditation You have been practicing meditation regularly for less than one year You have not practiced […]

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Announcing… Regular Free Meditation Webinars (and London Beginners Classes)

Making Meditation More Accessible to You Based on the demand for last weeks Free Meditation Webinar, I have decided to hold these sessions on at least a monthly basis. The whole point of these webinars is to make meditation more accessible to you. Meditation Webinars give you the opportunity to experience guided meditation and importantly, […]

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Meditation May Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimers (and webinar replay)

A New Study Suggest That Meditation Can Help You Reduce Your Risk Of Alzheimers. A study out of Canada found that Stress in middle age patients can cause dementia by damaging your brain. There is evidence that certain areas of the brain are affected by chronic anxiety, fear and stress. When subjected to chronic stress, […]

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