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The Resilient Brain

How much time have you spent in your conscious mind today? For the majority of people, the answer will be “a lot”.   As humans, we spend virtually all our time in our conscious minds, which makes sense since is the conscious mind that is responsible for our experience...
Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness at Work

It’s the Monday morning review meeting. You’re there with peers, bosses, reports. Whether it’s you leading, or someone else, you’re going to spend the next 30-90 minutes going over past events and planning future activities. You’re hardly mentally in the present at...
Mindfulness and Emotions

Mindfulness and Emotions

Buddha reputedly said “you can only lose what you cling to”. Often expressed as: to possess a thing, you must first let it go. It sounds a very Buddhist idea, and also comes up in the New Testament, and the Stoics. We should probably pay attention then! Nearly three...
Mindfulness at Work

Two Minute Introduction to Mindfulness

There’s an enigma in the way we experience time. We spend virtually all of our thinking time either with memories or with “what happens next…” So our thoughts are usually placed in the past or future. But physically we are always firmly in the present. Mind in one...