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– written by Rosalie Dores The Mindfulness Network (MN) annual gathering took place in March (2019) at the Gilwell Centre north of London. I wasn’t sure I would make it. General busyness, a major home relocation booked for 8th March, Read more…

– written by Sheila Roche I am really glad, reading the other contributions to this blog, that the Mindfulness Network is committed in such a personal way to developing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) policies. I am a cisgendered* lesbian Read more…

– written by Rosalie Dores (re-published in full with her permission) When we embark on a path of meditative practice and living mindfully, it can feel very personal, and in many ways it is. Our motivation may be rooted in Read more…

– written by Rosalie Dores (re-published in full with her permission) It is not uncommon for meditation to be considered a form of ‘naval gazing.’ Critics suggest that to spend time concentrated on oneself is at best self-indulgent or at Read more…

– written by Eluned Gold The word grandparent means different things to different people. Becoming a grandparent is a very welcome family affair and there are many obvious and not so obvious, experiences and emotions that arise from it. This Read more…

If Buddhism in the West becomes solely a means to pursue personal spiritual growth, I am apprehensive that it may evolve in a one-sided way and thus fulfil only half its potential. Attracting the affluent and the educated, it will Read more…

 – written by Rosalie Dores ‘If the path is clear, it’s not your path.’ I love this quote from Joseph Campbell, professor of literature and mythology. I remember shortly after reading it, I went for a walk in my local park. Initially, Read more…

– written by Tetsuji Ietsugu I started to teach MBCT for chronic depressive patients in 2012. Since then, I have taught more than 10 classes and I would like to share my personal opinion and experiences in Japan. Japan is Read more…

from David Dae An Rynick, M.A.L.S and Melissa Myozen Blacker, M.A. Please come join us at Trigonos from 25 to 31 August for an extended silent retreat. We’ll spend seven days together in silence and stillness – a precious opportunity Read more…

– written by Trish Bartley I was driving up the dual carriageway, in the dark, on my way home. I had just finished teaching a mindfulness class at the local hospital and was aware of feeling agitated and troubled. ‘Why Read more…

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