Two Minute Stress Buster

This two-minute gratitude stress buster will help release stress and restore calm — give it a go! Test it out when you are feeling a little unbalanced or stressed. Close your eyes and take two slow deep breaths in and out, in and out. Then just let your breath...

The Secret to Sustained Peace and Happiness?

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted. ― Dalai Lama We heal our hurts and become more loving by learning to direct kind and warm-hearted...

5 Mindful Things I do Every Day

Mindfulness can sound far more complicated than it actually is. I like to describe it as being aware of what is happening as it is happening. Sound simple? It is. But it isn’t the usual way of operating in our busy lives – we are far more likely to have a wandering...

Guest Blog from Tara Brach: The Blessings of RAIN

When we invited Tara to guide us through a short practice at the close of our interview, she lead us through a favourite for dealing with difficulties: one she refers to by the acronym RAIN. Here, she goes into more detail to support your practice with this process....

How to Bring New Calm to Your Bedtime Routine: a free gift for you

  I have a new favourite bedtime practice with my children. It works as well for me as it does for them and I couldn’t be more surprised just how much difference it has made.   It’s all thanks to the gorgeous Christine Carter (if you don’t know her work yet,...

Taking Care of Mothers

Be still and heal. How that insight could have helped me as a new mom… if I’d had even an inkling of the value of being still. No one prepared me for the unrelenting demands of motherhood. The realities of a 24/7 responsibility that left no time for...