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Why Meditate Every Day?

Finding peace within every day will bring you more happiness We all know that meditation is a hot topic these days. I wouldn’t have imagined years ago that the stars and corporate moguls of today would be singing the praises of meditation. I recently read the article below about David Lynch’s (a famous writer and […]

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Walk Calmly Through The Chaos Around You (Webinar tonight)

Webinar Tonight: Reduce stress, find your inner peace Every day, we all feel bombarded by external pressures and receive a vast amount of information (often with mixed messages). It is easy to get confused about what you want in life and what you should be doing to make the most impact. In fact, it becomes […]

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Brain scans show meditation improves your mental focus

For the past few weeks I have been writing about and teaching how meditation can improve your mental focus and clarity. A clear mind was one of the first effects I noticed when I started to meditate, and many of my students and meditation colleagues have reported the same outcome. Science also supports our experiences. […]

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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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