Blog

  • The moment you wake up in the morning are you filling your mind with everything you want to do or replaying the stories of what happened yesterday? If so, notice how this makes you feel. Perhaps you are eager to check your emails or scroll through the latest hardships sweeping Australia and the worl...

  • “I prefer to go out to lunch on Mondays,” the woman said, with a sigh, when she heard about the starting date for a morning meditation course. In the lead up to this remark, she had told me she was so stressed and outlined all that had been happening in her life. Of course, the......

  • After dinner at a restaurant, our friend Chris* leaned towards me and said,  ‘You’re the expert in breathing – can you help me?’ The comment surprised me. I rarely talk to friends about meditation because it usually isn’t on their radar of self-help. Also, I prefer not ...

  • A month may have passed but I still have an impressive burn mark on my arm – it happened as I was taking a cake out of the oven and the bottom of the tin slipped out on an angle. Was I in the moment when it happened? Probably not. I was in a hurry......

  • When Maria (not her real name) asked me to guide her through some meditation practices that would help her cope with her breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment, she connected easily with the concepts. She practised the new meditations several times daily and these helped her in the lead-up...

  • “When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities. This is when the magic begins.” – DEEPAK CHOPRA… As the lady sitting next to me related stories about her life, I was captivated ...

  • At the end of a six-week meditation course, two women remarked that they hadn’t been to their physiotherapist which they usually did most weeks. They felt relaxed and no longer had any shoulder pain. In other sessions, participants have commented about having less neck pain and fewer headaches...

  • ‘I want to thank you. Your meditation course and the way you teach about the breath and mindfulness have really helped me to deal with my anxiety. I have stopped taking medication. At first, coming off it was difficult, but now with the meditation practices, I know I am learning a new way to d...

  • Eleven-year-old Matilda made her mark at meditation last term – as the youngest participant in a Meditation for Beginners Course. She came by chance when her mother was unable to attend a session and she accompanied her 16-year-old sister. Then she stayed to finish the series. “I wanted ...

  • I was finishing a private session with a client struggling with a cancer diagnosis and unable to stop his chattering mind, especially in the quiet of the night. Lying on the yoga mat after a deep relaxation, he placed his hands on his abdomen and murmured, “I had forgotten about abdominal brea...