Meditating on your life and learning to empty your thoughts is a good thing, sometimes it’s good to be meditate on wise sayings. Quotes and wise sayings are like ammunition and picking a few of your favorites to repeat to yourself everyday or during specially difficult times can help you battle negativity and ensure that […]
Creating a harmonious space is all about minimizing distractions; the idea is to keep much of the “everyday” world out to allow focus on developing inner serenity. So, reducing noise, limiting reminders of the so-called “real” world, and creating a calming space lead the list of tips for developing a meditation area.
I’ve recently been attending meditation classes at my local Buddhist centre and I’ve really been enjoying the experience. Last week we were guided through the Loving Kindness meditation and I found it such a useful and insightful experience, that I thought I’d share it here on this blog.
After spending several months travelling round South East Asia a few years ago, I developed a fascination with Buddhism, and this has shaped my attitude to the world and my own life. I’m currently preparing for a trip to Thailand where I will learn Thai in Bangkok and I’m keen to further my studies into […]
Sometimes the pressures of life can take their toll on our minds and bodies, leaving us exhausted, depressed and lacking in energy. Here’s how to give your mind, body and spirit a lift. Mind Make sure you start every day on a positive note. Instead of reading the papers or watching the news which, let’s […]
If there’s one thing in life that I’m really good at, it’s worrying. I’d get a gold star for it. Anxiety runs in my family and I often wonder whether it’s in my genes or whether it’s learned behaviour. Whichever way you look at it though, I spend a lot of my time fretting about […]