Mindfulness

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Walk With Your Wolf

As a society, we’re suffering from a full-blown epidemic of stress, anxiety and depression. You know this, because you’re one of the people affected, or because you know someone who is. You feel you’ve neither the space nor the time to relax, unwind and simply ‘be’. Your phone bleeps constantly. There seems no end to […]

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Mindfulness & Meditation: What’s The Difference?

In any one day there are moments where there is nothing going on but we link up thought to thought, without any space, and overlook the spaciousness it’s all happening in. —Gangaji Mindfulness and meditation are often used to mean the same thing, which can be confusing, while not many of us are clear on […]

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The Unexpected Power of Mindfulness and Meditation

‘Ed and Deb remind us all just how important it is to look after the health and happiness of the mind. With warmth and humor they show us how to integrate the timeless qualities of awareness and compassion into everyday life.’ Andy Puddicombe, founder, HEADSPACE This book is essential reading for anyone – both newcomers to […]

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A Monk’s Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century

Everyone looks externally to find contentment, we think material possessions will unlock our happiness. A Monk’s Guide to Happiness explains how and why we need to look within, and connect to our true essence, in order to find peace. Everyone has the potential to be happy, after all, we’re all ‘hardwired’ for happiness. But how do we get there? By meditating. […]

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Banana and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Banana and Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwiches

Banana and Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwiches This fun pudding is lip-smackingly good and great for all ages. It is also easy to assemble. I especially love making it with kids although every adult I know likes to behave like a child now and again too. The ‘ice cream’ is just banana mixed with cocoa powder and […]

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What I’ve learnt from a year without alcohol

This time last year I stopped drinking alcohol. There was no dramatic trigger and I didn’t have a booze problem. It’s just that several things happened around the same time which made me want to give it a go. I was working on a memoir called The Sober Diaries which is a funny, honest account […]

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Chicken Donburi

Chicken Donburi

Donburi is quintessential Japanese comfort food. The base layer is a basic sushi rice bowl but then what sits on top can consist of any variety of meat and vegetables. This chicken donburi recipe is a very well-balanced combination that might not be a typical way of presenting food, but I think it is good […]

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Pomegranate and Feta Salad

Warm Barley Salad with Pomegranate and Feta

Barley has a unique flavour with a moreish chewy texture. The combination of ingredients here make this a sensational looking Instagram-worthy salad and the pomegranate jewels add a gourmet crunch. SERVES 2 100g pearl barley 600ml vegetable stock or water 60g pomegranate seeds 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 40g watercress 40g baby leaves, to include […]

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Sophrology

Discover the Dynamic Relaxation Technique called Sophrology

The dynamic relaxation technique called Sophrology helps people manage stress and anxiety, overcome fear of failure and beat insomnia, thus enabling them to fulfil their true potential. By learning to relax and connect with your inner resources you will discover strength and power you never knew you had, and feel happier and more balanced for it. […]

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Padraig O'Morain Mindfulness & Kindfulness Exercises

Exercises In Mindfulness & Kindfulness From Padraig O’Morain

We all know what it’s like to feel overcome by worry, to suffer the aches of tension in our body, to catch that critical little voice inside telling us we must be better. Mindfulness – the act of focusing your wandering mind on the present – can help you conquer this negativity. Psychotherapist Padraig O’Morain […]

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