Like everyone here in the UK we are really excited by Johanna Konta’s progress in Wimbledon this year; she’s the first woman singles tennis player to reach the semi-finals since 1978. The media  have been struck by Johanna’s use of the word process in her game. Last year in a …

Many of us expect things to happen in the way we want them to. We all have a picture in our mind about how things should turn out and how things should be.   Invariably, however, things never do turn out as expected. Sometimes that’s a good thing when we …

You may have recently watched Mo Gawdet’s interview with Channel 4, which outlines his formula for happiness. A great watch, although you might be surprised to hear that there is nothing new in it. In short, it says: “Happiness is equal to or greater than the events of your life, …

If you’re interested in mindfulness and meditation, there’s a good chance you’ll have heard about ‘mindful walking’. In recent years, there has seemingly been a rise in the number of people going for a mindful walk. But is it really worth it?

One of the most important things to remember when you are practicing meditation is not to think about monkeys. If you are thinking of monkeys now, stop it! Come on, stop thinking about monkeys for goodness’ sake…it’s distracting. Hard, isn’t it? We all love monkeys.