Life is a playground

In ‘Dark’ Times…

…Life is your playgroundWe are currently experiencing an unsettling time – this is nothing new; we were experiencing it already but maybe we weren’t all quite so aware of it before recent events in the political world and the repercussions this has ensued. This is bringing some challenging moments for many, it is showing us […]

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Mindfulness Retreat – June

Our June Mindfulness retreat saw life throwing us a couple of spanners to work with… with the unpredictable weather and a power cut it’s lucky we live mindfully and flow with what is! Our guests were amazing and I enjoyed another wonderful weekend in the woods with our ever growing Now Project family. Here’s a […]

Beyond the Self – 3 Day Mindfulness Retreat

It is with much excitement that I can announce a special 3 day retreat weekend… Full details will be announced very shortly along with booking process; in the meantime save the date! Keep an eye on the website and social media for updates.Beyond The SelfMindfulness and world transformationFriday 26 – Monday 29 August (Bank holiday […]

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Mindfulness Retreat May 2016

May 20 – 22 marked the beginning of our Summer Retreat programme. It was the virgin outing for our lovely marquee where much of the weekends teaching takes place, the location and nature takes care of the rest! We had a handful of campers and, once again, all our guests were amazing so we enjoyed another […]

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Spring Mindfulness Retreat

Mindfulness Retreat March 2016We had another wonderful retreat in early March. All our guests were simply amazing, many special moments were shared and we witnessed some major transformations! Our heart felt gratitude to you all! I just wanted to email and say what amazing weekend I’ve had.  I came with no expectations and went with the flow, […]

Essence of Mindfulness

The Essence of Mindfulness

By Oli DoyleWhat is the essence of mindfulness and how do I know if I’m doing it right? In this instructional video Oli will show you one simple way to be sure your practice is on track.More from Oli: The Four Skills of Mindfulness

The Four Skills of Mindfulness

I’m really excited to be sharing this addition to The Portal with you. It’s the first piece provided by our friend Oli Doyle from the other side of the globe! Check out his Contributor Profile for more about his work and now enjoy this wonderful piece giving you some beautifully simple Mindfulness tools. SophieLiving a […]

Oli Doyle

Oli is now available for One-to-one Mindfulness Coaching > Read moreAt the Now Project we have been fans of Oli Doyle’s work for a while. My first introduction to his work was watching his video on making a mindful cup of tea (it’s great and a practice daily – see here). When we started the […]

A lesson in awareness

The tale of an old man’s bag – A lesson in awareness

On my commute to work this morning I was presented with a rather wonderful opportunity. My journey requires a change of trains and a short walk up the stairs over the footbridge and down the other side.Half way up the stairs I found an old man struggling with a heavy bag. A queue was forming […]