Buddhism and mindfulness

Values

we are like a bus driver with some rotten passengers, but we should focus on where we want to go rather than stopping the bus to deal with the passengers

Mindfulness for beginners

I’m a big listener to audiobooks and podcasts. They are great during chemo. One favourite is John Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness for Beginners. He defines mindfulness meditation as: the awareness that arises […]

I like change

The saying “This too shall pass” can be interpreted in multiple ways. It can be comforting when times are bad, or a reminder to appreciate when times are good. It […]

I like ruminating

It is school holidays here and Facebook is full of overseas holiday images. The envy is killing me. Then I ask myself – why? – and explore the source of […]

Is it useful?

A site that I love and always read is Barking Up the Wrong Tree. I always find Eric’s writing on science and psychology so interesting and helpful. I want to […]