4 Best Walking Meditation Aids

On the second day of our stress management mindfulness meditation workshops, we introduce participants to walking meditation. We do a two-part walk. During the first half of the walk, we walk through the surrounding vineyards, woods, meadows and sunflower fields, in the company of one or more of our horses. During the second part of the walk, …

Mindfulness and Meditation in France

Did I mention that I have joined NaNoWriMo? I think I may have, about a hundred times so far. I am writing another non-fiction book. This one is called Mindfulness and Meditation in the south of France. My aim with Mindfulness and Meditation in the south of France is to answer my readers' questions about mindfulness …

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 …

Grateful to be home again!

It's Sunday morning and time to share a cup of coffee - or tea, if you prefer, I can brew you up a tisane in no time or maybe you would like some of the Rooibos (Redbush) tea I bought back from holiday. More about redbush tea below. After more than 12 months of renovating …