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Posts from the ‘Awareness’ Category

DECEMBER TIPS: Mindful Journaling For More Awareness

Mindful journaling can be a powerful tool for growth, especially for those times when meditation doesn't feel like an accessible practice. It builds not only awareness, but also self-compassion.
In my own practice, I value my journaling space just as much as my time spent in meditation.

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Reclaiming Our Natural Wellbeing – Part 2

Research on hunter-gatherer people suggest that they are more 'whole-brained', or I might say 'whole-bodied'.  People who've lived with and studied the few remaining hunter-gatherer cultures have shared some fascinating insights into a way of life that appears to support better wellbeing than we enjoy in contemporary western culture.  So what might happen if we were more connected to our right brain/body?

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Reclaiming Our Natural Wellbeing – Part 1

This pair of posts draws on some (very) ancient wisdom that could be so valuable in our modern times - to help us re-connect to a kind of wellbeing that we've lost touch with.

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Has Mindfulness Become Yet Another Marker Of ‘Success’?

Mindfulness is everywhere right now, isn't it? And I do worry that it could be turning into yet another thing that people feel they have to achieve. But life for most of us is hard enough without that burden. I'm beginning to prefer to use the word 'awareness' - it doesn't seem to carry the weight of expectation, there's more room for not getting anything right.

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