Category: Meditation

Is Meditation Good For You?

A woman sat by a lake in a meditative position

Meditation has been a huge part of my spiritual journey. I have been on various meditation retreats and spent long periods practising mindfulness (even before it was cool!) and focusing on what is often referred to as ‘living in the now’. But is any… Continue Reading “Is Meditation Good For You?”

Being Held by God

A scene of a field with the words 'Grace changes everything' over the image

Sometimes, life can be a real struggle. I know that I spent many years searching for peace, as I have reflected upon in my book The Philosophy of a Mad Man which is all about spiritual seeking. I used to immerse myself in eastern philosophy… Continue Reading “Being Held by God”

Autogenic Training

A pyramid of stones and pebbles balancing on one another

I recently rediscovered Autogenic Training, which is an effective technique for reducing stress and anxiety and the onset of panic attacks.  It is a simple technique but works really well to restore the balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous… Continue Reading “Autogenic Training”

May God Grant us Peace!

A dock with a river and trees in the background

As I sit alone in my bedroom, I am aware of how quiet this house is at the moment.  It’s a five bedroom property, but three tenants have moved out in recent months and have not yet been replaced.  It is wonderful to be… Continue Reading “May God Grant us Peace!”