June 5, 2019

Follow the links below for some guided mindfulness meditations. I will be adding more soon.

Breathing Meditation: 5 - 6 Minutes 

Breathing Meditation: 11-12 Minutes

Body Scan Meditation: 6 - 7 Minutes

Loving-Kindness Practice:12-13 Minutes

Mind-Like-Sky Meditation: 14-15 Mi...

April 24, 2019

We have all experienced stress in our lives. Stress can arise when we feel overwhelmed with the amount of work we have to do, when life is uncertain or traumatic, or when we are tasked with doing something we have never done before, such as speaking in front of an audi...

April 24, 2019

It is all too easy to be self-critical, doubting our ability and potential and giving ourselves a hard time over the little mistakes we make. We might find ourselves thinking, ‘I’m no good at this!’, ‘I’ll never make it’, ‘I’m not worthy’, or ‘I doubt they will like me...

April 24, 2019

Have you ever switched on the news first thing in the morning and, confronted by what you hear, found yourself in a low mood for a good part of the day? Conversely, have you started your day with a cup of tea in the garden listening to the morning birdsong, or with a n...

April 6, 2019

You may have heard about mindfulness in the media. It’s getting a lot of press at the moment as if it some kind of new discovery. In fact, it has been around for thousands of years. However, it is only relatively recently that it has started to really get noticed. It s...

April 6, 2019

It is so easy to find ourselves rushing from A to B throughout our daily lives. But this comes at a cost. In our pressing schedule, we can stop noticing the things around us. In fact, we can sometimes see the them as obstacles to our goals. For example, the people walk...

April 6, 2019

We often make life difficult for ourselves, but it need not be. We gather roles and responsibilities, schedule too much into our diaries, and fill our houses with a multitude of things. We then worry about not fulfilling our roles, achieving what we planned, or losing...

April 6, 2019

One of the distinct features about the human mind is its tendency to apply judgement to experience. The judging mind has its likes and dislikes, its do's and dont's, the things it desires and the things it tries to avoid.

With mindfulness, we practice doing the opposite...

April 6, 2019

From Monday 8th April 2019 I will be featured on Radio Tyneside's 'Good Morning Tyneside' programme which is hosted by Chris Eggett and starts at 7am each morning during the week. I will be doing the 'Morning Mindfulness' slot where I give the equivalent of Radio 4's T...

January 1, 2019

May everyone be happier, healthier and live a more mindful and fulfilling life.

May the animals, insects, birds, fish, and all other creatures be free from the suffering caused by humans.

May we all be kinder to ourselves, more generous to others, and free from...

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