Inner Peace

The Mind Is a Fidgety Child

Georgie Bradley | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgie Bradley

My Google Chrome has a permanent conga line of dormant tabs open for potential reads, until some of them disappear past the arrow of no return and I eventually 'x' them out of existence. This barrage of information, lying next to me, puts the mind in overdrive.

When the World Goes Made

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

You will change your life if you begin to see where you are doing what you complain about in the world. Sure it is a smaller version than a full-blown war but it is a war never the less. Stop the inner war and you start a revolution.

10 Secrets Of Happy People (Which Don't Involve Cake Or Wine)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some people are just so darn chirpy - while the rest of us are grumbling about our workload they're skipping through the office (literally) with a smi...

Sod Saying "Yes" to Life- I'm Knackered

Laura Jane Williams | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Jane Williams

If you're not used to it, saying no feels really shitty at first. Like you're letting people down, somehow not engaging with life as much as you should be. FOMO - "fear of missing out" - plays a huge part in this.

The Long and Winding Road, Things I Saw in the Woods Today

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

A favourite song of mine and for me the best interpretation of this ultra romantic tune is by George Michael. I used to joke about George being a bit accident prone on my radio show and must say that his ordeals, trials and tribulations in life have added a large dash of pathos to his style of singing.

How to Love Yourself (and Grow Half a Brain)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

How to love yourself (and grow half a brain) The recent furore regarding Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson is a perfect example of what is wrong with...

The Passage of Time (Growing Old Gracefully), Things That Matter (Part Five)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

But getting old can be an obstacle course- what's the point of being old and miserable? There is a man who walks his dog that I see often and I estimate the last time he smiled was in the Stone Age.

Existential Nettles, Astrology and Other Props, Learn to be Still and How to Make a Bird Bath

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Ahhhh....the stinging nettle. That piercing, painful sensation like a large needle entering the flesh is not easily forgotten; long after we have run from the nettle the sensation remains for hours, sometimes days.

Happy Days?

Kamontip Evans | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

We can spend all our life procrastinating to be happy! We forget to be happy right here and right now. But we may answer 'yes' to the question anyway because we don't want people to know how we really feel.

What is Mindfulness Banking? The Rise of the Modern Leadership Style

Monica Millares | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Millares

The number of colleagues, friends and people in corporates who suffer from stress, fatigue, dissatisfaction at work is just enormous and on the rise! Anxiety, insomnia, overweight, lack of energy and passion for life those are just some of the symptoms I see as a raising trend.

The Blind Atheist, "Kiss Me as if it Were the Last Time!" And What Really Matters (Part Three)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Our search for God is a hopefulness that we too might find ourselves. Go for a walk in any green landscape near you. You will see what atheists refuse to believe exists because they choose to be blind.

On Perfection, Planning and Losing

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Perfection In our facile society, perfection is glossy, fabricated, manipulated and made to order. Yet we are surrounded by unmistakably perfect momen...

Why She Left Google

Adele Barlow | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

Maybe it is narcissistic to expect spiritual fulfilment from our jobs. Maybe any quarter-life 'crisis' is only ever a result of adolescent navel-gazing. Maybe we should all just shut up, get on with the task at hand, and learn to distinguish reality from impractical expectations. Or maybe we should question the cultural definition of success.

The Art of Nothing

Paul Guest | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Guest

The act of 'doing nothing' seems to have defined itself as just doing something unproductive but can we actually do nothing?

Swimming With the Ducks: Finding Peace at Kenwood Ladies' Pond

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Baldwin

As I lay on a patch of grass at the Kenwood Ladies' Pond in London yesterday evening, I realised the peace I'd thought was so elusive and so far away was within my reach - and on my doorstep.

How and to Meditate and Find Inner Peace - An Easy Beginner's Guide

Alice Grist | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Meditation is one of my favourite things. For a long time I felt I were doing a necessary service. But now it has me in it's gentle grip and I cannot get enough! Meditation can be taken as a small soulful snack or if you love it, then it can be an everyday pursuit. Meditation is about striving to find a still tranquil point inside your own mind and soul.

Seven Myths about Meditation

Sandy C. Newbigging | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy C. Newbigging

Despite having such big rewards, there are myths about meditation that can stop people getting started or make them quit before they get to reap the benefits possible. Below we explore what some of these common misunderstandings are - so you can enjoy the inner peace, contentment and consciousness shifts that come from meditating regularly.