Today, in the year 623 BC, a prince named Siddhartha Gautama was born in Lumbini, Nepal. You will know him better as Buddha! Strangely however his birthday is celebrated on different dates in different countries, and at different dates each… Read More ›
Be mindful today #28 Instant karma and personal ethics
Mindfulness for 30min within the isolation of a meditation session is like taking a pill in the morning to deal with stress. It’s more than that …… it’s delusional! Harsh? Yes, but a truism unless you tackle the underlying cause… Read More ›
Happy New Year …… seriously!
Today is New Years Day in Nepal, the month is Baisakh and the year is 2080…. I think! So today in Nepal using the Nepal Sambat it is Baisakh 1, 2080, whilst on the rest of most of the planet… Read More ›
Be mindful today #27 The Pause
Most mornings I browse through three Kathmandu newspapers and yesterday, in The Himalayan Times, I came across this wonderful quote about mindfulness. One of the most meaningful I have seen: Mindfulness is a pausethe space between stimulus and responsethat’s where… Read More ›
Be mindful today #26 Mindfulness and the cultural environment
The mindfulness quote below from Steve Jobs is in many respects absolute “tosh”! Well that won’t win me many likes or new followers to my site, but read on and I’ll try and convince you: “If you try to calm… Read More ›
Be mindful today #25 Remembering to be mindful!
Mindfulness has become an “on trend” buzz phrase in recent times; just try googling it and add a second word to it such as classes, courses, websites, blogs, books, magazines, coaches …… and you will instantly see what I mean…. Read More ›
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