Tag Archives: mindfulness

Book review | Wherever You Go, There You Are

Mindfulness of breathing is one string on which the beads of perceptions, our impulses, our understanding, our very consciousness can be threaded. The necklace created is something new – not a thing really, but a new way of seeing, a … Continue reading

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Mindless clicking, bad habits and open tabs

I mostly write about creativity on my blog. Today I will write about the destroyer of creativity… I sit down by the computer to be productive. I have my cup of coffee, I have a list of things that I … Continue reading

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A New Time starts Now, at this Present Moment

How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you’re having.Eckhart Tolle This post is long overdue, I wanted to write it before this year ends. It feels important to me, so excuse me … Continue reading

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The fog and the frosted grass

The fog and the frosted grass (photos from 2008-10-29) The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. /Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever you … Continue reading

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Colors that whisper softly

Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. /Man Ray Most of the time I’m … Continue reading

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Writing and Being – Creative Journaling by Lynn Nelson

Writing and Being: Embracing Your Life Through Creative Journaling – Heal your past, claim your present and transform your future by G. Lynn Nelson. Here comes my book review now! Once I decided I want to read more about the … Continue reading

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My Diary is my Best Friend

My hand moves across the page, and I’m liking my own handwriting. It feels strange to like it now, I’ve disliked it for so long! I want to create sentences that are beautiful, like poetry. but what comes out is … Continue reading

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A Mindful Summer – Breathing in, breahthing out…

Breathing in, I am aware of my whole body. Breathing out, I smile at my whole body. I did this page in my writing diary yesterday. It’s about what I want this summer, what I’m going after and sending out. … Continue reading

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Hand sewing is my new knitting

As I’m tired of knitting I’m turning to handsewing for the first time, as a craft. And I like it a lot. Stitching those tiny stitches to attach pieces of fabric to another one is as meditative and repetitive as … Continue reading

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The power of the mind

While traveling by train this week (3 times!) I’ve listened to podcasts and knitted on a striped cap (thanks for sending me the pattern Elena!), thinking about the power of the mind… Listening to inspiring podcasts really is something I … Continue reading

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