Monthly Archives: August 2017

Cultivating conscious awareness

Conscious awareness is the aim of mindfulness – it is mindfulness. It is also the way to attain mindfulness. So it is both a practiced skill and a living state. Conscious awareness is simply being present in the moment, being … Continue reading

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Yes to becoming one chemical less

Gardeners are ecologically conscious – we are met with ethical choices in a more up front way on a weekly basis – home compost versus peat, no dig or manual methods versus chemical weed control, beneficial insects and biological control … Continue reading

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The power of mindfulness – Dealing with thoughts and strengthening concentration

Today more and more people are practicing mindfulness. The practice is to simply notice your breathing, follow or be consciously aware of the inhale and the exhale and when random thoughts come into your mind you chose to not get … Continue reading

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Breath awareness / How to breathe for mindfulness

If you make the decision to be mindful or switch on your conscious awareness, the next job in hand is to master breath control. It will take a little time, you may have to work at it a bit but … Continue reading

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Mental health can be a tough mountain to climb but it can be climbed

Persistent sadness, depression and anxiety can be huge obstacles in the way of you living a full life –they can stop you in your tacks and are hard to get over. Mental health can indeed be a tough mountain to … Continue reading

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