Meditation: Soundscape

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/319212724″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] This meditation was kindly produced and supplied to us by Myth! A Hull based electronic music producer who makes some great stuff and is a lovely man too! Listen to more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/myth-exists Listen online or to download the mp3 to your computer right-click the […]

Meditation: Breath Awareness

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/319212868″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /] This breathing meditation is one of the most simple but also one of the most useful mindfulness meditation exercises that you can do. It teaches you how to observe and to let go of thoughts and is great training for keeping your attention in the present moment. If […]

Music – What we’re listening to

Music is a big part of all the Now Project team’s lives, some tastes we share, some we don’t – that’s the beauty of music and it’s ability to stir something in us. So, using Spotfiy, we will be taking it in turns to put together a playlist for your listening pleasure (or not!)The Spotify […]

Nadi Shuddhi – A Yoga Breathing Practice

Nadi Shuddhi or alternate breathing is a yoga breathing practice. Nadi Shuddhi means cleansing the nadis; the nadis are energy channels in our body, on either side of our spine, they represent the basic duality of existence. There’s 2 basic nadis the Ida and Pingala The Ida is the left or feminine channel The pingala […]

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 […]