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Reverse the Physiological Signs of Stress (plus webinar)

Releasing physical tension has many benefits, and according to Harvard health, you can use meditation to reduce physical and mental stress. They discuss how physical exercise can help release tension from your body. They also present research on how you can learn how to let go of physical tension by harnessing the power of your […]

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Do you want to let go of your physical tension?

The first step in meditation is discovering how to let go at a physical level. I remember my main meditation teacher, Alan Wallace, telling me this years ago. He said he knew people who had practised meditation for 15 years and yet never allowed themselves to feel ‘deep relaxation’ while meditating. This is a vital […]

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Meditation at work – inside or outside of your comfort zone?

There is no doubt that meditation has become more main-stream recently. Even the business world has begun to embrace the positive impact of meditation. I have seen this in my own personal experience. I have worked in the head offices of two international banks in London, and both have had dedicated contemplation/meditation rooms. It is […]

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A neurosurgeon’s view on the power of your heart chakra

Do you want to experience the power of connecting to your heart charka? I recently went to lecture by Dr Eben Alexander about consciousness. He was a neurosurgeon, who in 2008 fell very ill and by all accounts was expected to die. While in a comma for 7 days, his brain shut down and he […]

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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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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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Recording of the Taster Session

A ‘Taster’ of the Taster Session   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 practising meditation regularly for less than one year You have not practiced meditation consistently for more than […]

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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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