Living With Smelly Goats

There’s always going to be something that pushes your buttons… or smashes the buttons with a hammer and rams the pieces into your eyeballs. But with regular meditation you will get better at realising when your mind is spinning out. Noticing that your thoughts are racing to oblivion gives you a bit of room to shift your perspective. That’s where the goat comes in… There’s an old parable about a poor farmer. He’s got sixContinue reading “Living With Smelly Goats”

Your Body Is Aways Now

Your body doesn’t live in the past or the future. It’s always in the present moment. That’s why placing your attention on how you’re feeling physically can have such a calming effect. If you’ve tried to meditate even for a few seconds, you’ll know how exhausting it can be to keep up with your mind’s hyper-distracted gymnastics… jumping from thinking about the past to worrying about the future, all in a heartbeat. One way toContinue reading “Your Body Is Aways Now”

Sunrises, Waterfalls And Piles of Balanced Stones Have Bugger All To Do With Meditation

Serene-looking people on Photoshopped beaches give a false sense of what it’s like to meditate. Your life may be more Sainsbury’s carpark than sunset beaches

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