Posted by mstonesadmin on Mar 4, 2013 in Clearing Stuff
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What if I’m making a big mistake and regret getting rid of something?
Fear has raised its ugly head.
Could it be that I am in some sort of madness; that I’m possessed with a crazy notion which I will snap out of only to discover that in my haste I have turned my life upside down and inside out and there’s no going back?
The “what’s if’s” are flooding in.
What if I’m making a huge mistake.
What if I...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Jul 15, 2012 in A Simpler Life
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and still I wander back over past conversations and experiences
things I “should” have done or said.
obscure moments in time, thoughts, feelings actions from a life time ago relentlessly playing them over as if I can change what been.
forward I go marching into the unknown wondering, planning, wishing, hoping, imagining outcomes and conversations, playing out whole scenarios in my head.
We’ve had a fight, made up and fought again and you...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Dec 22, 2011 in Meditation
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This morning, just like many others the first thing I did was to meditate. I followed Jon Kabat Zinn’s Body Scan Meditation where you bring your attention to each part of your body in turn, breathing into it and out of it. It’s comprehensive and covers the outer body from your toes to the crown of the head.
The only thing is that this morning I missed the top and ankle of my left foot, my left knee, right lower leg, hips, lower back, chest,...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Nov 7, 2011 in Monday Meditation
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Soon after my diagnosis with CFS/ME I came across 4 cd meditation set by Jon Kabat Zinn. These cd’s form the basis of an 8 week programme used in his Stress Reduction Clinic, where studies have shown that mindfulness meditation is highly effective in dealing with stress, chronic pain and illness. What struck me more than anything and still affects me every time I hear it was his reminders to:
“congratulate yourself for taking the time, the...