Tag: personal practice

~ Written by Jiva Masheder who is one of our registered Mindfulness Network Supervisors and also offers Personal Practice Mentoring. In this blog post, Jiva reflects on her latest research paper about supporting participants’ home practice ~ ‘I don’t have Read more…

– written by Dorothy Dimer This blog is a little bit different to others you may have read on this website. Sometimes, though, difference is a good thing. I am just about to finish my Foundation year for my Master’s Read more…

– by Gerry Rickard “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” (John O’Donohue)  I named this blog in reference to a poem by John O’Donohue since my first multi-day silent Read more…

– written by Fr Martin Bennett OFM Capuchin I’ve been practising mindfulness since I did my ten-week course with a local Buddhist centre in 2004. I came to mindfulness because I felt a desire in myself to experience life in Read more…

– written by Gwennie Fraser   The Word Down near the bottom of the crossed-out list of things you have to do today, between “green thread” and “broccoli,” you find that you have pencilled “sunlight.” The opening lines of Tony 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 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 Annee Griffiths The Staying Mindful Five-day Retreat is a retreat with a difference. Our next one will take place 1-5 Oct 2018 at Trigonos in North Wales. Although it is held mainly in silence, its dual objective 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…

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