Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

The true luxury of a luxury mindfulness retreat

When I tell people that I run retreats at the Michelin starred Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa near Bath, most people immediately focus on the luxury: and yes, these are five star luxury surroundings, no doubt about it. However one of the most important luxuries is the fact that retreats here are limited to fewer…

Mindfulness in the midst of cancer: life and death

When you have cancer, you think about living and dying. One of my primary reasons for wanting to survive was to avoid upsetting those around me, which although admirable is a little odd, don’t you think? To desire my own survival primarily for the sake of not wanting to upset other people seemed somehow rather…

Mindfulness in the midst of cancer : stopping

One of the interesting things about having cancer is that it forced me to stop. Really stop. This also gave me the biggest gift of all: the experience of being in some strange kind of free-fall. I had to let go of all that had defined me before. This meant no teaching, individual consultations, retreats…

SHIFT

Discover the interactive Soul Nutrition life coaching model ‘SHIFT’, free forever @ www.soulnutrition.org Why not subscribe to the Soul Nutrition YouTube Channel so that you can keep up to date as we release new videos?  Just click here to visit us and then click the Subscribe button that you can see to the right of…

Happiness is Contagious

One of the largest population studies ever undertaken, the Framingham Heart Study, showed that Happiness is Contagious: and that the relationship between people’s happiness extends up to three degrees of separation (for example, to the friends of one’s friends’ friends). People who are surrounded by many happy people and those who are central in the…

Mindful Eating for Happiness

Don’t let the dark nights get you down…. join us for a day of Happiness! Discover simple techniques to lift your spirits, and foods to help you glow with vitality. Delicious hot lunch with dessert is included in this inspirational day, packed with practical ideas to keep you and your loved ones full of the joys of…

Mindful Cooking at Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa: Sat 25th Oct 2014

Lifting Mealtimes out of the Mundane Learn how to develop an intuitive, almost meditative relationship with the whole process of creating meals on a daily basis, so that cooking becomes a calm oasis in an otherwise busy day rather than feeling like a chore. Gain unique insights into the way that Hrishikesh Desai, Roux Scholar…

Just Eat It: Pursuit of Perfection as a False Ideal

How often are you aware that you are hard on yourself because you failed to do something perfectly? Do you acknowledge how damaging this pursuit of perfection can be? In this world obsessed by perfect looks, where consumer & supermarket demands rule our global food supply chain, a new documentary claims that over 40% of the…