Unconditional Happiness

Being happy is a goal most of us aspire to; but what does that really mean? Are we seeking a prolonged high, or does it just mean finding sustainable contentment? …

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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. …

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Keeping the practice going in daily life (video)

An answer to a student’s question on how to bring your practice off the cushion and into daily life. In particular, Simon explains how mindfulness helps us tune in to …

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How to meditate (video)

A simple animated video that shows how simple and natural meditation is – and the difference between meditation and mindfulness. Part of the Starter kit in Free Tools and the …

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An introduction to mindful breathing (video)

A simple animated video that shows how to begin mindful breathing practice  – a core skill that we can use and develop for a lifetime. Part of the Starter kit in …

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Happiness from within

In the light of Happiness Day, here are my three top tips, and an offer to take our mindfulness Taster course at half price. The key message is this – …

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A one-minute guided mindfulness practice (video)

A taster of mindful attention practice in the Simply Being Present workplace mindfulness programme (now called Manage Workplace Stress).

Using the body’s wisdom (video)

Simon explains why tuning into the body is a key tool in mindfulness. 

So you think this is real?

What we take to be real out there, is almost entirely created in here, in our minds, using a very small amount of live sense data.  We’re not seeing infrared, magnetic fields, or …

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How curiosity and acceptance help us live more fully

To some degree, we’re always fighting with the present. This is not a good strategy for a fulfilled life.  We spend pretty much every waking moment either striving, wanting, and …

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