Be Mindful Today: #1 Cultivate

“Everyone knows that training makes our body stronger, fitter and more flexible. Now, neuroscience research shows that mindfulness training cultivates the innate capacities of the mind to be present, to step out of automatic pilot and to create space so… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Haiku #13 The Heron

    Today’s haiku is inspired by a grey heron, completely still, by a stream in a Cotswolds field. Until …… “Perfectly mindful, Eyes focused, a calm stillness The grey heron strikes.” The Two Doctors

  • Buddha’s words: Wisdom, Manjushri and me

    The word “wisdom” crops up a lot in The Dhammapada, and quite right too as it occupies one of 3 sections along with Moral Discipline and Mental Discipline in Buddha’s Eightfold Path. The two steps in this section are Right… Read More ›

  • Haiku #12 Breathe!

    I offer todays Haiku inspired by the late Thich Nhat Hanh. The simplicity of his teaching has been a source of much inspiration to us in recent years, especially during Covid “times”. I hope you like it.

  • Haiku #11 Remember

    Todays Haiku is really a continuation of my thoughts from yesterday as I walked along Chester’s old industrial area. Although we once lived in Chester my immediate ancestors and beyond lived and worked in the tin mines of Cornwall, the… Read More ›

  • An intensely personal day

    Monday, 19th September 2022, was a very personal day for Dr C and myself. It was a very personal day for everyone in the United Kingdom, in fact it was a very personal day for everyone on the planet. Nobody… Read More ›