For most of my adult life l have considered myself to be honest and emotionally straight forward; l would often become frustrated with other people when l felt they were being evasive or avoiding confronting difficult emotions because l thought everyone should be doing what l thought l was doingl One of my lightbulb moments […]

Oli Doyle

Oli is now available for One-to-one Mindfulness Coaching > Read more At 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 […]


Hello, I’m Sophie – I guess you could call me the Editor of The Portal. It’s quite a journey creating something like this and watching my own inner turmoil created by a self defeating ego that will never give me any credit for anything! Mindfulness transformed my life about 3 years ago and continues to every […]


Paul draws from his Mindfulness and Yoga practices to give us some wonderful writing, sharing his experiences and observations in beautifully simple, no-nonsense manner. If you ever get to meet Paul at our classes or retreats you’ll appreciate his wonderful presence – and you would find it unbelievable that he was once a very angry man […]


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 […]


Children are very wise and they have a high degree of awareness that may be attenuated or even forgotten as life goes on. They know what they are doing and they do it wisely. I was one of many children that were intentionally and unintentionally working on peace and compassion at school and specifically with […]