Self-Observation Without Judgement Release the harsh and pointed innervoice. It’s just a throwback to the past,and holds no truth about this moment.Let go of self-judgment, the old,learned ways of beating yourself upfor each imagined inadequacy.Allow the dialogue within the mindto grow friendlier, and quiet. Shiftout of inner criticism and lifesuddenly looks very different.I canContinue reading “Release the voice that refuses to acknowledge the real me…”
Category Archives: Mindfulness
You will love again the stranger that was yourself….
Love after Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was yourself. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself,Continue reading “You will love again the stranger that was yourself….”
Mindfulness – making space in your day
Over the last couple of years I have dabbled with mindfulness and seen the benefits that it can bring. There is a LOT in the press about mindfulness at the moment but I still see a great deal of confusion about what it actually is.At one end of the scale, mindfulness can be full onContinue reading “Mindfulness – making space in your day”
Mark Anstee – living in the moment
Yesterday we had a visit from Mark Anstee who makes huge temporary artworks – often (always?) with a historical and emotional aspect, using wonderful creative ideas and incredible drawing skills.It was a huge pleasure to discuss our forthcoming MA work with Mark before his talk, he had something pertinent to say about all our plans andContinue reading “Mark Anstee – living in the moment”
Synaesthesia and art – what colour or shape is that feeling?
a condition in which someone experiences things through their senses in an unusual way, for example by experiencing a colour as a sound, or a number as a position in space Cambridge English Dictionary. I have mentioned before that I am synaesthetic. I don’t see numbers or words as colours or see music asContinue reading “Synaesthesia and art – what colour or shape is that feeling?”
Mindfulness – is it harmful? How can it aid creativity?
There seems to be a backlash against mindfulness at the moment, with several articles saying it is harmful and some downright scaremongering about what it is. A religion? A cult? Something dangerous that is going to mess with your head?Personally, mindfulness is a big part of my life and a big reason why I haveContinue reading “Mindfulness – is it harmful? How can it aid creativity?”