How to be Alone by Padraig O-Tuama

How to be Alone by Padraig O-Tuama

How To Be Alone by Padraig O’Tuama It all begins with knowing nothing lasts forever. So you might as well start packing now. But, in the meantime, practice being alive. There will be a party where you’ll feel like nobody’s paying you attention. And there will be a...
My Balm by Jane O’Shea

My Balm by Jane O’Shea

I close my eyes and sigh, and here I am lying in the hammock in my heart. Moving gently, with the soft air of my breath. When I fall from my head past my words, I’m caught lovingly by the hammock of my heart and rocked to its rhythmic beat. It is my peace, my rest, my...
Sometimes by David Whyte

Sometimes by David Whyte

This poem by David Whyte is an invitation to reflect into the place which troubles you with “tiny but frightening requests”.  Often these are parts of ourselves we would rather not feel, see or experience.  What are those places? What does it feel like to...
3-Centre Check-In

3-Centre Check-In

There is much research to show that simple, brief mindfulness practices can help us cope with difficult situations.  The 3-Centre Check-In is an anchoring practice that can be used in emotionally challenging situations. It is a practice we teach in Mindful...