A Mindful Christmas for All the Family

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“The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” – Marge Kennedy Christmas is one of the few times of year that is dedicated to family time. Even…

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Mindful Living: Goodwill to All

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“The mother of goodwill is freewill, if untainted by evil.” ― Christian Hunt, ‘The Dawn of Grace’ They say that Christmas is the season of goodwill. We are often very good at spreading this goodwill amongst our friends and family, but our…

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Winter: Things to Appreciate

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“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” –  Edith Sitwell Cometh the chill, cometh the short days,…

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The Conscious Guide to Change and Uncertainty

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“The more uncertain things seem to be, the more secure I will feel, because uncertainty is my path to freedom.” – Deepak Chopra As much as we might try to avoid uncertainty, we know deep down that it is an impossible…

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Conscious Christmas Gifting

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“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” – Oren Arnold Yes, yes indeed. That time…

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Mindful Living: De-Stress Your Mornings

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“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” – Lemony Snicket We don’t tend to value mornings much in our culture. Often,…

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Motivation: Tips on Finding It and Keeping It

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“Of course, motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” – Zig Ziglar, ‘Raising Positive Kids in A Negative World’ Motivation is an illusive beast. We all know how…

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How to Create Your Own Meditation Space

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“Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it’s about befriending who we are.” – Ani Pema Chodron Meditation is worth doing. If something is worth doing, then it is worth doing right! It is…

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Self Care At Work

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October is home to World Mental Health Day so, in its honour, here are 9 mindful tips to help you take best care of yourself at work, today, and every day.  1 Mirror Mindfulness Each time you catch your reflection…

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Mindful Living: Your Work/Life Balance

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“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton There used to be an attitude that the harder, faster, longer you work, the more you get done. Thankfully this way of thinking…

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