Best Paella Recipe

If you come on a mindfulness meditation retreat at Les Sources Sacrées, we will feed your mind as well as your body. Les Sources Sacrées is a secluded but not isolated retreat house deep in the heart of Gascony, in the sun-drenched south of France – land of « milk and honey », or rather land of …

Gratitude Prayer

'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. "Thank you" expresses extreme gratitude, humility and understanding. Alice Walker Pull up a chair and pour yourself a cup of coffee. Yes, I do realise that the kitchen looks as if it had just been wrecked by an untimely earthquake …

Controversial Listening Skills

Are you listening to me?

One of my favourite things is sitting down with a friend for a cup of coffee and a chat. If we were having a cup of coffee together today, you would hear a lot about listening skills - the ability (or dismal failure) of the people around me to listen to what is being said …

10 Horse Quotes: Mantras for Equine-guided Meditation

Meditation mantras

If you types « horse quotes » into google, you will find hundreds of hits with thousands of quotes. Most of these have to do with horse riding, horse training, horse behaviour...all the things we teach horses. As equine-assisted experiential learning is an essential part of our Equine-guided Mindfulness Meditation Retreats, and especially of our new Mindfulness …

10 of the best Mindfulness Talks

10 Mindfulness Talks

Mindfulness Meditation is one of the cornerstones of our Connect with Horses Personal Empowerment Workshops here in the sun-blessed south of France.  If you are thinking of coming to a workshop and you want to find out more about mindfulness then the best way of doing so  is by practising it yourself.  Another way of …