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An Emergent Presence

Mindfulness and Contemplation: An Emergent Presence was a six-day retreat presented at St. Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre, Douglas Park, on the 5th – 11th June 2015. The daily program began with a guided morning meditation providing some teaching of the principles underlying meditation and mindfulness practice. The meditation was followed later in...

Monday 22nd December, 2015

Life of the Beloved, Henri Nouwen Taken To become the Beloved we, first of all, have to claim that we are taken. That might sound very strange at first, and, still, to be taken is essential in becoming the Beloved. As I have mentioned already, we can desire to...

The Physiological Response Created by Hugging

About the Author: Josh Richardson is blogger, healer, and a constant pursuer of the natural state of human consciousness. http://themindunleashed.org/2015/01/8-ways-science-reveals-hugging-creates-physiological-response-equivalent-drugs.html **This was originally featured on Prevent Disease Hugs make you feel good for a reason and it’s not just the loving embrace that gives us that warm feeling in our...

The simple habits of mentally tough people

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. By Travis Bradberry  25 JUN 2015 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/06/25/comment-simple-habits-mentally-tough-people Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new...