Creativity and the Mindful Mindset

When my husband and I moved into our new house over the summer, deep at the bottom of a box that hadn’t been unpacked during our two previous moves was my old, beloved copy of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way.  If you haven’t read The Artist’s Way yet, you simply must.  It is a beautiful, suggestive book that offers some … Continue reading Creativity and the Mindful Mindset

15 Minutes for Meditation Before Bed

A lot of people who recognise the many benefits of mediation wish that they had enough time in their day to sit down to meditate.  For many, the demands of work and family mean that there really isn’t enough time in the day for an hour of guided meditation or even the two 20-minute blocks that I … Continue reading 15 Minutes for Meditation Before Bed

Five Minutes to Ground Your Practice: Traditional Breathwork for Mindfulness

In many ways, our diaphragm muscle is the key to finding stillness and connection in every moment.  This powerful thin domed sheet of skeletal muscle separates our thoracic and abdominal cavity, contracting to create a vacuum that allows air to be pushed into our lungs about 23,000 times per day. As we learn to control … Continue reading Five Minutes to Ground Your Practice: Traditional Breathwork for Mindfulness