Meditation practice is about learning to look and observe. We don’t use our eyes though; we use our conscious awareness which is developed and cultivated through practice. Knowing the ‘world’ this way towards discovery are the new eyes Proust describes: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new …

Many people are often trapped inside their heads. Rather than live here on Earth, they mostly live out their lives disconnected from what’s really going on. Consequently, these people have a limited view of the world and themselves. They confuse what is going on in their heads and bodies as …

Learning to meditate is like learning to swim. You can read numerous books on swimming but until you get into the water you will never know what it’s really like. It’s the same with meditation. Both the knowing of it and the learning of it is in the doing of …

So, you did it; you made it to the end of the first working week of 2017. As of today (the 9th January), there are only 252 working (weekdays) days left. Does that figure fill you with joy – or despair?

Here is your very own cut-out and keep10-point guide to the art of making happy work in 2017! Print it out and carry it with you or keep it on your smart phone. Regard it is as your very own manifesto for change in the months and year ahead. Read it on your way into work…and …

Here in the Northern hemisphere (and not just Manchester) it’s the shortest possible day and the longest possible night at the moment. 21st December marks the start of winter. For some, it’s a magical time of change, cosy nights, bright moons and frosty mornings. For others, it’s a time of …