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The law of the beekeeper and the goodness of sharing

The law of the beekeeper is found in the Bech Bretha (Bee Judgments) – set of laws governing the keeping of bees and also the distribution of their bounty. It exists in The Brehon Laws – the indigenous Irish system … Continue reading

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meditation made easy

Sometimes in life all you need is a set of instructions. Well here are the slow and steady steps to meditation mastery. From here you can quell your demons or conquer the world. Ok it wont stop the slugs and … Continue reading

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They say seeing is believing

This is a psych trick to bolster your self belief – just read on, don’t start judging or second guessing – just read to the end. Aoccdrnig to latest rscheearch on perception, it actually deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the … Continue reading

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mindful eating is the best sauce

Its not just what you eat its how you eat that can fulfil you and keep you healthy. Mindful eating is about connection with your food, with the goodness of it, the aroma, the taste sensation, the vibrancy of colours, … Continue reading

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the polar bear thing

The brilliant thing is that when you engage with life on the mindful level you experience more of life. Even in the mundane things. It is not that dishwashing becomes a Zen experience every time, it can be just a … Continue reading

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Mindfulness as pain management

You would easily be forgiven for not knowing that the original scientific studies around mindfulness and stress reduction were in relation to chronic pain sufferers. We hear so much of mindfulness as a sort of spiritual Sudoku or as a … Continue reading

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Be optimistic about positive thinking

Positive thinking is a way to set the default to optimism rather than to pessimism. Some people are squeamish about showing optimism, it has been given the connotation of naïveté but optimism derives from the Latin word optimus, meaning “best,” … Continue reading

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