To celebrate Eid with our Muslim brothers and sisters, CMI invited comment on the significance of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time to recharge the body both physically and spiritually. It is more than just one of the five compulsory beliefs and pillars of being a Muslim. It is a time of deep reflection, prayer, charity, kindness and being good to all, which is the hallmark of life as a Muslim throughout the year. It is also the month to pay [...]

1806, 2017

Mindfulness is a political act

On Saturday 10 June, 18 participants from diverse backgrounds and from across the country gathered with three facilitators to workshop diversity, inclusion and social justice in the mindfulness world. We worked together to understand the ways in which mindfulness spaces [...]

2505, 2017

The work of love, the power of community

We live in a world that is fractured, and it seems to get more so with each new event that shakes us. When incidents are close to home, like those in Manchester, we seem to experience the despair of families [...]

901, 2017

Closing a mindfulness course

by Tracey Cramond During the final group meet on an 8 week course or teacher training we consciously acknowledge the dissolving of the circle.  A circle that is formed on the first day with the intention of creating a space [...]

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. It is the greatest gift anyone can give.