When is the best time to meditate? In theory, this is an easy question to answer: the best time to meditate is right now, as everyday experiences can be used as an opportunity to practice meditation. In fact, that’s exactly what we teach in our modern meditation programmes. The potential …

After returning back to the office from the summer break, September started with even more sunshine. Earlier in the month, we were in Athens, leading a special meditation and creativity retreat. Back in Manchester the next, Be Here Now! Introduction to Modern Meditation course started, as well as the long-awaited …

When it comes to being happy on our own, there’s no doubt there is some personal responsibility involved. Thinking positive thoughts, accepting things as they are, finding good moments in the everyday being kind and loving are all examples. But what if we can make being happy easier, and even …

We are living in a world where your attention is now a commodity to be bought and sold.  There is a market, a competition for your attention; where your attention is directed and for how long is hugely profitable for some.

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 …

  Well, here’s the thing. There is no such thing as a ‘boring’ task. No, really. Think about it for a moment. The task in itself can’t be boring… it just is. A task comes up, it needs doing and is intrinsically connected to moments before and after it. Each …