Saving the world is an inside job

Saving the world is an inside job

We live in an increasingly urban world, with urban soundscapes and smells, What if there was a way to bring nature, and its inner stillness, in us? Something to help lead us to the present moment...

The power of awe

The power of awe

The power of awe lies in its ability to uplift our spirits, expand our perspective, and connect us with something greater than ourselves.

How, when and where to meditate

How, when and where to meditate

Looking for a guide or resource to help you get started with meditation?  Or if you've been practicing for a while, perhaps you could use a refresher?

Exploring with a

Exploring with a "Don't Know" mind

Can you approach each moment with curiosity, fresh eyes, and with an open heart? With the beginner’s mind or the “don’t know”-mind, we can start to look around and reflect on our surroundings.

Taking in the good

Taking in the good

Our brains are hardwired to pay extra attention to negative things, and to ignore the small pleasures that surround us every day. Fortunately, we can learn how to rewire our brain and 'take in the...

Which wolf do you feed? Why compassion is needed to heal ourselves and the world

Which wolf do you feed? Why compassion is needed to heal ourselves and the world

When we are hurting we often feel disconnected from others, yet it is the awareness of our shared humanity and the practice of compassion that will heal us and the world around us.

You are not alone - How to feel more connected

You are not alone - How to feel more connected

I’m writing this as the days grow ever shorter, darker and colder. It’s not my favourite season. I’m having difficulties with the lack of light, leaving home and coming back in the dark as if the...

Building in powerful stress relievers in your daily life

Building in powerful stress relievers in your daily life

Actually, not much is needed to take care of yourself in situations in which you feel powerless and overwhelmed. For my favourite exercise, called “box breathing” you only need: your breath. And as...

Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Presence 2.0 – Bringing more presence into remote working

Now that we're all remote working, we're noticing a lack of idle time. Bringing back small talk in our digital communications can go a long way in recreating some of these unplanned moments of...

9 reasons to engage in a Mindfulness Teacher Training

9 reasons to engage in a Mindfulness Teacher Training

Are you interested in boosting your mindfulness practice or perhaps becoming a teacher? There are many reasons to take up the challenge of a teacher training.

Setting an intention for 2021: Rebuilding trust and connectedness

Setting an intention for 2021: Rebuilding trust and connectedness

Many of us are longing for a new start after an extraordinary, exhausting year. But can we build the new year on our learning and insight instead of just ‘starting afresh’?

Longing for more Humanity

Longing for more Humanity

We are all longing for more connection in the ongoing pandemic and lockdown. Here is how you can bring more humanity in your life and the one of others.
Fear eats the soul

Fear eats the soul

An anxious brain is not a well-functioning brain. Out of the threat system, decisions are made that are often instinctive and inconsiderate.. But we do have a choice whether we let these...

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

What you didn’t know about stress – and might change your life

When talking about stress most people think about the flight and flee mechanism which is meant to help us to survive. but not many know about the drive system which helps us to go after rewards and...
How mindfulness practice can become an embodied attitude

How mindfulness practice can become an embodied attitude

Do you know the feeling that you are longing for the one button to switch off your worrying and busy mind in the evening when you get home from work? Sometimes the busyness of the mind can prevent...

Waiting for spring time

Waiting for spring time

Our judging mind can make us feel very unhappy and frustrated, always wishing for something else to be here (sun, warmth) or for something to disappear. But how would it be if we show up fully for...

When you get stuck in your own judgments

When you get stuck in your own judgments

Mindfulness is described as bringing an non-judgmental attitude towards everything that is arising in your awareness. unfortunately we cannot stop the judging because it is automatic, but we can...

Coming back to what is

Coming back to what is

There are so many situations in everyday life when we see the world as if through a filtered glass. We do not see reality but only what we want to see. When our mind is attached to a fix idea of...