personal development

beginners guide to meditation

Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

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Meditation is the simple practice of coming to a stop and exploring your experience with the intention of cultivating presence, awareness and kindness. Think of it as navigating from doing mode to being mode. Meditation often feels very ordinary –…

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personal goals

How to Set and Meet Personal Goals

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“You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.” – Steve Garvey We set…

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mantras to live by

7 Simple Mantras to Live By

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“Everyone has their own mantras.” – Russell Brand The mantra has an odd reputation in the modern world. Although some people swear by them, it is fair to say that the majority of people have probably never spared them a…

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develop conscious empathy

Conscious Ways to Develop Empathy

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“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.” – George Washington Carver on Empathy Empathy…

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work life balance with a family

Working Parents: 6 Tips for Maintaining A Healthy Work/Life Balance

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“There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.” – Alain de Botton Finding the balance between life and work is a delicate and ongoing task. This balance fluctuates and topples throughout our lives, some…

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The Conscious Guide to Quitening Your Mind

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When we begin our meditation practice, we really start to become aware of the persisting chattering in our minds that perhaps went unnoticed before we began our journey. The mind shouts for our attention justifying its importance with time-keeping reminders and…

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How To Increase Your Capacity For Mindfulness

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Although I know that the majority of the time, my state of consciousness is not pristine, I have developed the awareness to know when I am mindful and when I am not and I practice skills and techniques which enable…

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The Conscious Toolkit Part 3

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The Nature of Authenticity When our internal fractures have healed and we have realised our values and true nature, we come into a powerful expression of authenticity. In the authentic state everything is possible. The Universe opens up as a…

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The Conscious Toolkit Part 2

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The Nature of Alignment There is a huge difference between success and alignment. As a young well-regarded Barrister in London in my 20’s I was considered by most to be successful, to have made it. Whilst I enjoyed the kudos…

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The Conscious Toolkit Part 1

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The Nature of Integrity One of the definitions of integrity is being whole and undivided. Although this sounds like it should be the natural state for all people, it is surprising to discover how, in energetic terms, we repeatedly fracture…

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