Why I Learned to Meditate

By Carla Naumburg I was a reluctant student in my mindfulness class. I went anyway. In my mind, meditation was for hippies who didn’t have their shit together and mindfulness was just a fancy word for reformed hippies who barely had their shit … Read More >>

Looking For Groundhogs: Everyday Mindfulness

By Katie Craig   My teenager was riding shotgun, texting and rolling her eyes at pretty much everything I said as I drove along the highway. Somewhere along the way after puberty kicked in, I became an embarrassment to my kiddo; everything … Read More >>

Mindfulness And Fear Of Flying

By Alex Ratcliffe   When I was a young woman I was involved in a serious car accident in which my lung collapsed and I was given the Last Rights by a priest. I was not expected to live. Years later, my mum was seriously hurt in a train … Read More >>

Interview with Vidyamala Burch

One of the most widely respected names in the field of mindfulness, Vidyamala Burch is founder and co-Director of Breathworks, an organisation offering mindfulness-based and compassion-based approaches to living well with chronic pain, illness … Read More >>

Don’t Look Back In Anger

By L. Frozman I grew up in what is traditionally referred to as a broken home. My mother left my abusive father when I was 6 years old. I remember waking up in the middle of the night and seeing him try to force his way into the front door of our … Read More >>

How I Fell Back Into The Mindlessness Trap

By Rob Dack I’ve never been much of a runner.  I tried it a few times when I was a teenager in high school, then once more just after I got married, but it never really seems to be something I enjoyed.  Runs were too long, took too long to get ready … Read More >>

Interview with Ed Halliwell

A former journalist and magazine editor, Ed Halliwell began practicing meditation in 2002 and is now a renowned mindfulness teacher. As a partner in Mindfulness Sussex, he leads workshops, courses and retreats in the SE of England and also … Read More >>

Being in the Body

How Mindfulness Soothes, Reconnects and Affirms in the Face of Chronic Pain By Paige Zuckerman "Going through the motions" is generally a euphemism imbued with tedium and routine. For a body in pain, 'the motions' can feel like a mountain's … Read More >>