different meditation style

A very different style of meditation

“In this, Stillness Meditation Therapy, the full meditative experience is beyond the relaxation of the body and mind, beyond the transcendence of discomfort.  What is it then?  Is it something strange and unnatural?  No. There is nothing strange or bizarre about it at all.  Nor is there anything dramatic or exciting.  Do not expect ecstasy…

In Search of Peace. To Find that Balance

Some run for shelter, The tree holds firm And sways with the storm, The eagle is borne higher and higher Ainslie Meares M.D. Thoughts: 1980   Those words by my mentor, Dr Ainslie Meares, and drawn from one of his passages of Zen-like poetry, have long been an ongoing inspiration for my work.   His empathic…

Beyond bewilderment

Healing our Communal Bewilderment

A certain miasma seems to have invaded our collective lives – a kind of invisible mixture of emptiness, complacency and urgency.  This odd mix of energy and lassitude is, for many, accompanied by a strange sense of sorrow; not the grief of trauma or loss but a level of something that halts progress and brings…