Today

Welcome to the March issue! This month a poem from Mary Oliver…     Today Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten. And so … Read more

Taking Action For Happiness

Taking Action for Happiness This time of year is often associated with low mood and just ‘getting on with it.’ With warmer weather still a while away, evenings still long and dark and the excitement of the festive seasons a distant memory, it would seem as though we are doomed to face the next few … Read more

Shoulders

Shoulders A man crosses the street in rain, stepping gently, looking two times north and south, because his son is asleep on his shoulder. No car must splash him. No car drive too near to his shadow. This man carries the world’s most sensitive cargo but he’s not marked. Nowhere does his jacket say FRAGILE, … Read more

Some Thoughts About Crows Again….

  Some Thoughts About Crows Again… I have been watching the crows in the trees during recent storms again. When a strong gust of wind blows hard, leaves and the birds are blown off the tree, scattering them. The birds go with the wind, not fighting it, allowing themselves to be like the leaves. They … Read more

Breathing into Life

Breathing Into Life Occasionally something happens that you may be involved with in some way and it brings immense satisfaction. You may remember, last August I told you about the impact iBme UK retreats have on those that took part (and their families and friends). A couple of weeks ago, a video of the retreat … Read more

Radio Solent Interview

Some schools in America have replaced detention with meditation and the results make for interesting reading. Instead of sending children to stand outside the classroom or getting them detention they go to the mindful moment room. Since the start of last year the schools haven’t suspended a single pupil, could this work in schools here … Read more

All-Day Retreat November 2018

This all-day retreat is for people who have completed an 8-week mindfulness course. It is a chance you reconnect and deepen your practice through silent reflection and practice. We will revisit familiar practices and experience some new ones. The whole day is in silence though there will be a chance for reflection and questions at … Read more

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

These are full 8 week courses designed for people who wish to integrate mindfulness into their lives. The courses aim to help you take better care of yourself and get the most out of living. The majority of people completing the course report lasting benefits including: improved relationships at work and at home having more … Read more

Mindfulness Drop-In Sessions

DORCHESTER with Jem – Thursdays 7 to 8.30pm Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre, 14 Trinity Street, Dorchester. Next sessions –  7th November and 5th December. These regular evening drop-in sessions are a chance to develop your mindfulness practice. If you are a ‘graduate’ of an 8-week course, or have learned mindfulness by some other route, … Read more

Mindfulness and Social Change

As more and more people begin to see the way in which mindfulness can transform ideas, it’s use in guiding social change is growing. In this article by Luke Wreford and Paula Haddock explore how mindfulness is moving beyond the personal and becoming a force for change in society as a whole.

New Course May 2021 We hope to run an 8-week in-person course, Beyond Recuperation – Mindfully Creating a New Future, at the Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre. Thursday evenings. Please click on the button below for more information.

New Mindfulness Course