Mindfulness in the Mainstream

I begin with an admission. On reading the title of Dr. Richard Strozzi-Heckler’s latest article “The Commodification of Mindfulness” (link below) I had to dive for the dictionary. “commodifyverb com·mod·i·fy \kə-ˈmä-də-ˌfī\: to treat...

Resilience

There’s a lot of buzz about resilience at the moment. For good reason, it’s an essential component of surviving and thriving as a human being: survival of the fittest and all that. So when my colleague Tom Dillon asked some questions about resilience in...

Pearl of Wisdom

In a moment of serendipity earlier this week, I reviewed notes taken at an Association for Coaching conference some years ago when I attended a lecture given by Chris Johnstone. Originally trained as a medical doctor, he went on to specialise in well-being, positive...