So far I have experimented with daily meditation and abstaining from coffee. Interestingly the best learnings have not been from the direct results of doing these things, rather simply from the...

Self-awareness is one of those fundamental capabilities that helps you achieve whatever it is that you are striving for. Self-awareness has been on my radar a lot recently. It has been...

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper” W.B. Yeats In my last post I discussed the effects on our nervous system and resulting...

As the cool water envelopes my feet I sense my continuity with the water, indeed with all of life. I am home exactly where I am. This was a thought I...

True crisis situations are fabulous at cutting away the cloud of things that just don’t matter. Like a crucible, things are boiled down to essentials. A couple of months ago I...

The ability to focus is absolutely crucial to being able to live Slow. For the last month, myself and a small group lightly held the intent to inquire into the nature...

Improving your ability to focus is possibly the best way to enable Slow to permeate your life. Here is a brief overview of why focus is fundamental. I will expand on...

Right at the end of 2014 I found out that I did not secure a scholarship to continue with my PhD in 2015. Needless to say this news put a little...

“Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present...

One of our Slow Principles is about honouring natural rhythms and cycles. The winter season is part of our annual cycle that is more and more getting overlooked with the manic...