Finding our balance

I find that the ability to centre ourselves into what we are doing, rather than feeling ourselves pulled in all directions, is one of the greatest gifts of mindfulness.

The soothing system – Part 2

Two key factors were involved in evoking the relaxation response – repetition, and disregarding other thoughts when they come to our mind.

The resource-seeking system Part 2

Like a gambler on a winning streak, the resource-seeking system works great when things are going our way – but there’s little to fall back on when our luck runs out.