Skip to content

Posts from the ‘Mindful Living’ Category

‘Enoughness’ as True Happiness

True happiness, for me, comes from a feeling of 'enoughness'. This quality, a kind of quiet and steady wellbeing, is actually not all that elusive if I stay open to it. I've been reflecting on how it shows up in everyday life, and this is what I noticed...

Read more

Kindness Challenge: Cutting Out Criticism

I'll admit it, a part of me does like to have a good moan. And I know I'm not alone. I can't help wondering, if we all reduced this aversive energy, what would fill those spaces in conversation (or in our life) that the judging and complaining used to occupy?

Read more

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?

Read more

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.

Read more

My Top 10 Mindful Reading List

I often recommend some of these mindfulness books to people - and I've found them all so helpful personally. Some are on mindfulness, others on self-compassion - but they all have something valuable to say about being human.

Read more