Enlightenment sometime  – compassion now

Enlightenment sometime – compassion now

Enlightenment is not that difficult to find. In fact, the real trick is just to let go enough to see what’s already there. Not that letting go, fully, to the point where there is no ‘you’ left, is straightforward; it takes practice and preparation. But it is, and must...
Can stress be good for you?

Can stress be good for you?

Yes it can – it all depends on your attitude and beliefs. We all need a balance between stimulation and coping. Many of you will be familiar with the parabolic curve that shows that being under-stimulated can cause stress, as much as being overburdened. We need a...
Experiencing the calm mind retreat

Experiencing the calm mind retreat

Beginner’s retreat – March 29th 5pm – 31st 3pm 2019 If we can learn to recognise the spacious quality of the calm mind, we can use that wisdom to get perspective on stresses and worries.  The more we become familiar with this baseline nature of mind, the...
June 2019 – Stillness in movement; movement in stillness

June 2019 – Stillness in movement; movement in stillness

A four-day meditation and T’ai-Ji retreat with Simon Michaels and Ad Brugman Weds June 19th 5pm – Sun 23rd 3pm, 2019 at Maitreya House Herefordshire When we develop tranquillity in meditation, we find that within the stillness there is movement; movement of the breath...
How to be Brilliant

How to be Brilliant

How much of the time are you totally amazing? What gets in the way? How can you let your light shine? Most of us are not all we could be. Something gets in the way. So if you’re ready to hear it, it’s probably you. You get in the way. I sometimes set an exercise with...