Adrian is the founder of The Now Project and has been sharing his writings, observations and lessons via the blog for a number of years. He also provides us with downloadable meditations and some great video content. Personally I have found his work an invaluable source of help when struggling with life’s ups and downs.
…”In 1999 someone bought me a book on meditation, I long ago gave the book away and can’t remember it’s title but the introduction has stuck with me. The author listed all the things meditation is good for. Depression, yes I ticked that box, anxiety, yes that one too, addictions, I had loads of those, tick that box. It was quite a long list and I think that I ticked pretty much all of the boxes. But then it said something which at the time seemed quite strange; it said that if you practice meditation and mindfulness with any degree of seriousness it will change you and fundamentally change how you understand yourself and experience the world. I thought no more about it. I practiced because I needed to find a way out of my suffering, and it worked, quickly I found that my mind was slowing down and I could enjoy some real space from my troubled mind…”