Mindful Cooking

Cooking is a great meditative practise. Once we focus on a task it can transform the mundane into a joyful and meaningful experience. What could be more meaningful than nourishing and nurturing your family and friends. Loving intent opens up even more positive energy towards the food and to those you are serving, including yourself. […]

Starting to Meditate

Starting your meditation practice by Paul The Oxford English dictionary’s definition of Mindfulness: a mental state achieved by focusing ones awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting ones feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Now I don’t think that’s far off the mark, pretty good – 7 out of 10! […]

Top Tip #1: Breath Awareness

Top Tip #1: Breath Awareness This the most simple and also the most powerful mindfulness technique that there is. There are only two breathing techniques that you really need to practice mindfulness. The first technique is to breathe in, and then breathe out; and the second is the breathe out and then breathe in. Either is […]

The Colour Chart of Awareness

The Colour Chart of Awareness Words by Marta Coelhas Art by Sophie Welton Most of the things that I share with people are written from the highest perspective of my own personal experience. Today I’m going to do something different than usual. It is not frequent to me to access it in this way but when […]

Book Review: How to Walk by Thich Nhat Hanh

How to walk by Thich Nhat Hanh “When the past and the future can’t pull you away any more, every step is solid. You are firmly established in the here and now. Solidity and freedom are the foundation of happiness. If you are not solid you are not free, happiness isn’t possible. So every step […]

The first of our Winter Retreats

Stepping mindfully into our new home… Our first Winter retreat at the new location in the Thornham Magna Estate was nothing short of magical. This was the first time at this location not only for our guests but some of the team too. Personally I felt at home as soon as I arrived and it wasn’t […]