Learn the art of mindful productivity to get more done with less stress and create the life you desire.
Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.
6 week Mindfulness Made Easy courses starting soon in Bath on Wednesday evenings
Having bumped into Alexia on Twitter she kindly invited me to be interviewed for her incredibly popular podcast ‘Headtrash’. I explain the 3 keys to breathing well and why breathing is so important to your physical and mental wellbeing. There is also some conversation around the science behind my biofeedback breathing app for iPhone, […]
I wake every morning with the same intention. To be with my children, when I am with my children. More often than not, within five minutes I am lost in my usual round of thoughts and daily preoccupations. My children with their freshness of gaze continually insist on dragging me, kicking and screaming back […]
Once I begin, once I try – here and now, right where I am, not excusing myself by saying things would be easier elsewhere, without grand speeches and ostentatious gestures, but all the more persistently – to live in harmony with the ‘voice of Being,’ as I understand it within myself – as soon as I […]
This recipe is adapted from one used for years at the wonderful Innergy Yoga centre in London (sadly no longer there). Ingredients Lentils – 1 Cup (you can use red, mung dhal or toor dhal) Greens – Couple of handfuls (spring greens, kale, spinach – cut into small squares) Parsnips – 1 (cut into […]
Taking stock at the end of the year is a healthy habit. Sometimes just reflecting back can make us realise how enriching our lives are, even when sometimes we may feel they’re not. Here are just some of the films, books and apps from 2013 that inspired me. Please share yours in the comments at […]
My birthday! The birth of Inside Out, an inspiring programme for children. Two of my favourite shots – On the Southbank, London … On the tube, London … And lastly a memory of one of the world’s greatest men. If you haven’t tried Instagram yet, please do. (Folllow me @mtownendw). It’s a fun way to […]
I’m not raising money. Maybe I ‘should’ be, but I’m not (except for the little I donated on my behalf). But I do hope I’m raising awareness of … 1, Men who care. I like the jutxtoposition of the macho moustache and the caring man. The moustache as a symbol of solidarity for other men […]
Being happy means you make others happy and the world a happier place. Being happy also means you think better, work better and feel better. Happy? Shawn Achor spoke at TED and summed up his advice under the following 5 headings. 1, Gratitude 2, Journal 3, Exercise 4, Meditate 5, Kindness 1, Gratitude – Be […]