Softening into the body

‘A tree that cannot bend will crack in the wind. The hard and stiff will be broken; the soft and supple will prevail.’ Lao Tzu

Who cares?

What is the right balance between being a caring person, and bringing a sense of equanimity into our lives?

Nourishing ourselves

Regular mindfulness meditation can help us become more receptive to the nourishment which is present in our lives.

Flourishing

Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers, “grow, grow.” The Talmud The desire to grow, to flourish, is one of the most basic drives in nature. When we see a fragile seedling emerge from the ground and strive rapidly upwards, or watch a young child take its first steps, […]

What nourishes us?

Another year draws to a close, and chances are most of us are feeling pretty exhausted by now. Once we’ve survived Christmas, we might be looking to the year ahead, and perhaps start forming some New Year’s resolutions – to lose weight, exercise more, learn Spanish, de-clutter the spare room. All these are no doubt […]