Weekly Photo Challenge: TIME

This week’s photo challenge: “[T]hink about time and portray it photographically. Maybe you have a photo about one of the activities in the extract from [Matt Haig’s book, Reasons to Stay Alive, which inspired the challenge]. Perhaps you have a fascination with clocks. Or maybe contemplating time takes you somewhere else completely….” * I included […]

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Reaching for Mindfulness

“With awareness, our whole life becomes our practice.” ~Sharon Salzberg (via Twitter, 2 January 2016) * At the library last week, I happened upon a book called At Home With Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Daily Life, by Jennifer Scott. It looked cheerful and fresh, and promised to be full of tips for making life […]

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Presence is the Key

“When you find you are straining, whether in a yoga pose or in life, you’re probably trying too hard. Your ego is in it, and you are driven by an ambition that ultimately creates imbalance and suffering. This is the point when you should ask yourself: Where am I holding on? Am I holding on […]

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