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Reflect

What is this blog series about?
This blog offers reflections on mindfulness for readers to consider and put into practice. Blogs come from Paul and other guest writers.
January 22, 2020
Finding your inner integrity
Finding your inner integrity

There is good news though, that with a bit of mindfulness training and coming to understand how to set personal boundaries, integrity can naturally start to come out and get established.

Tags: Meditation, mindfulness, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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January 14, 2020
5 Ways to Get or Keep a Meditation Practice Going
5 Ways to Get or Keep a Meditation Practice Going

Just doggedly coming back to the cushion, again and again, bringing your awareness back to the breath or the sensation of your body sitting again and again, and eventually, your view may lighten and meditation may suddenly - just for a few moments - seem lighter and more spacious.

 

Tags: Meditation, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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November 12, 2019
Reflections on strengthening your life with mindfulness
Strengthening your life with mindful awareness

With stronger boundaries, one has less to dwell on in the past and more confidence that whatever arises in the future can be met and handled; one starts to naturally rest in the present moment and thus mindfulness becomes more natural at this point and can take on life's ups and downs more easily.

 

Tags: mindfulness, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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November 5, 2019
How to find a balance with personal boundaries
How to find a balance with personal boundaries

Secondly, that area of safety creates a calm in our lives; being an honest alright guy (or girl) means others trust us and we trust ourselves; relationships like this are happy ones and usually stronger too.

 

Tags: daily life, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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October 9, 2019
Good foundations from personal boundaries
Good foundations from personal boundaries

Mindfulness meditation has been found to have some success within helping buried, un-dealt with actions giving them space to surface, burn off and leave the doer relieved in themselves at least.

 

Tags: daily life, Strengthening your inner house series, challenges
By Paul Meek
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September 18, 2019
A way to start softening your inner critic
A way to start softening your inner critic

However, one of the subtler aspects of us human beings is the nagging little voice inside that likes to criticise and find fault, but it can be the straw that breaks the donkeys back in times of trouble.

So, let’s take a look at what that little voice is and how it can be handled both in times of trouble and times of steadiness.

Tags: Meditation, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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September 3, 2019
Making a start on your inner house with mindfulness
Making a start on your inner house with mindfulness

I’ve been fortunate, as I, like many, had a lot of challenges growing up as a teenager; at the time I didn’t see it this way though! I was rather rebellious with long hair, highly strung, and towards the end of the teen years, experienced a very down unhappy period.

 

Tags: Meditation, challenges
By Paul Meek
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August 27, 2019
The Strengthening Your Inner House with Mindfulness Series
Introducing Strengthening Your Inner House with Mindfulness Series

We are going to reflect on how that voice of doubt and criticism can be softened through some simple changes to how we approach each day to reveal the empathic, and steadier, side of our hearts. Then in times of trouble, one will have access to this natural empathy to help one navigate such times rather than be sunk by the voice of negativity.

 

Tags: Meditation, Strengthening your inner house series
By Paul Meek
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