News

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Success – A Mindful Story

By Simon Bell Success is a huge factor in so much of our self-appreciation. Are we a success? How do we know when we are, and does it matter when we fail? The world can be harsh. What do we do with harshness and with our fragility in the face of attrition? Read on. James […]

New – The Mindful Stories Workshop

In solitude or with others, some things are too difficult to be dealt with directly. Sometimes we need to find a way to address underlying issues by circuitous means. My starting point is two-fold. It can be summed up by the two following sentences: We are needful of harmony with each other. We are needful […]

Mindful meeting with Self – A Mindful Story

By Simon Bell Encounter O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us! – Robert Burns  It was on a windy day in late October that I met myself for the first and last time.  I was head-down against a leaf-spinning wind, trudging down a city street by a […]