INSPIRATION

Where’s the catch?

Where’s the catch?

Someone who felt the need for a meditation practice recently got in touch with One Mindful Breath and, after taking part in a Monday evening online meditation session, said ‘I’ve had a look through your website and its great. Just what I’m looking for. So good I went through it all again looking for the catch. There has to be a catch, I thought. But I couldn’t find it. So where is the catch?’

Certitudes, and how to skilfully move beyond them

Certitudes, and how to skilfully move beyond them

We’re all born equipped with the evolutionary factors of greed, hatred and delusion, which have helped us survive and thrive as a species – but they’re counterproductive now. That’s not the end of the list of evolutionary factors that once helped us, but now hinder us. Another is our craving for certitude, writes Winton Higgins.

The Politics of Decency

The Politics of Decency

The tide of xenophobia, misogyny, prejudice and callousness towards ‘the Other’ is rising. This is the politics of indecency, so how do we create a sea wall that will turn it back? How do we respond forcefully with a politics of decency? What sort of communities and civil society do we want to build? How can we flourish as humans, living in harmony with each other and with nature, asks Winton Higgins?