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Hope, trust, breath, life?

When the sun’s out, we can be content with the things we recognise; the patterns, habits, and narratives or stories that give meaning to stuff. These everyday assurances or comforts will differ from person to person. Occasionally the sun is not out – sometimes assurances break down. Our assumptions, the things we rely on being […]

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Pulse, and breath…

“Here we go round the mulberry bush on a cold and frosty morning…” I wonder if Van Gogh sang this in the asylum as he painted? “…painted during a time of great self-awareness and yet surrounded by chaos.” “On a cold and frosty morning…” is an action song my wife sings as she teaches infants […]

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Sit up and breathe!

  My daughter says ‘there’s no such thing as perfection, only improvement’. I’m told, it’s what her teacher says.   You may remember my old ‘Specialized’ bike above gradually transformed from the standard off-the-self bike, to a more relaxed sit-up and breathe kind of thing.  My riding style gradually changed from: A. Trying to co-exist […]

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Pause, Breathe, Relax, Smile…

I came across this simple grounding technique after following a live email series, led by Brian Draper. It’s been niggling me for a few months, and so I’ve put together the quick visual above. Pause, Breathe, Relax, Smile… Compiled by Jules P Richards. Visuals: mitchmartinez.com and vidsplay.com Pause, Breathe, Relax, Smile – It’s a simple but powerful […]

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Listen.. can u hear breathing?.. r u alive?

It’s been a while since I uttered some nonsense – that could be good be a good sign… then again… You won’t fly until you truly let go… you’ll not feel the song until you really hear it… you can’t stretch until you truly wake up… Easier said than done!? As Keats inferred, unheard melodies […]

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Thoughts Words Intentions

in the sunlight of awareness…

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Shade from the noise…

We live amongst noise… but also, the chaotic enigmatic ‘bridges over rivers’…

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5,4,3,2,1…

Breathing and grounding exercise…

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More joy…

‘harmony lies not just in the perfect, but also in the perfectly imperfect’

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Listen?

After the show, after the huge imaginative fantasy, when the angels depart…