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 …

If you’re just getting started with meditation one of the most challenging things to get your head around (literally) is learning how to let thoughts pass you by. It’s not that we’re trying to ignore our thoughts, or even trying to stop them from happening. That would be impossible and …

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 …

  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 …

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, …

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 …