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6 Steps to Easter Kindness by Anita Neilson

Kindness is our natural state of being and it is essential to nourish this innate capacity throughout the year. However, when we gather together at …

Easter

Daily Morning Ritual: Rise and Shine - Watkins

Has positive thinking ever truly worked for you? Theresa Cheung, author of 21 Rituals to Change Your Life, invites you to try a simple daily routine …

Well-being

Daily Afternoon Ritual: Smile In the Mirror - Watkins

Theresa Cheung, author of 21 Rituals to Change Your Life, invites you to try a simple ritual for 21 days and find out how small actions can change …

Body Language

How To Trust Your Intuition When Things Feel Tough

by Jolene Setterfield<p>It’s super easy to let our ego drag us down when we are reading about current events within our world, especially as we may not …

Free sample - You Were Not Born to Suffer - Watkins

In March we are releasing an updated and fully-revised edition of Blake Bauer’s internationally best-selling <i>You Were Not Born to Suffer.</i> In this …

Love and The Golden Rule - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

Maggie La Tourelle on unconditional love and the importance to love yourself.<p>The Golden Rule or Law of Reciprocity occurs in nearly every religion …

Love is the Spiritual Activism of Our Time

All things originate from one essence, develop according to one law and are destined to one aim, as the Buddha said. Or, as French paleontologist and …

Mindful Work

<i>Author Rob Kendall explains how mindfulness can transform your productivity and relationships at work</i><p>There’s an old Zen story about a man and a …

Love - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

<i>a poem by Connie Allfrey</i><p>I thought it was a ball, to be passed to and fro,<p>love.<p>Dropped and lost at times, suffering<p>A kick, oh yes, but eventually …

Dream Yourself Awake - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

<i>Author</i> <i>Andrew Holecek shows us how to illuminate our lives through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleep</i><p>The nocturnal meditations of lucid …

An Essential Guide to Mindful Dressing

By Jules Standish<p>Entering January is a time to make resolutions, planning to make the year ahead a prosperous and progressive one. 2017 in …

The Secret to Happiness Isn’t Balance, it’s Rhythm

by Karen Meager and John McLachlan of Monkey Puzzle<p>It’s tough when you feel pulled in different directions, unable to spend time doing the things you …

Watkins’ Spiritual 100 List for 2017

We are delighted to share with you Watkins’ 2017 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People – spiritual teachers, activists, authors …

Buddhism

How to Incorporate a Holistic View in Everyday Life

b<i>y Sara Griffiths</i><p>Juggling work, family, finances and a social life can so quickly contribute to us feeling pressured and overwhelmed. It is a …

Challenging negative thoughts

by Harriet Griffey<p>My life has been filled with terrible misfortunes, most of which have never happened.<br>– Mark Twain<p>You know that negative and …

Survival Kit For Life

How to survive living with negative people<p><i>by Anne Jones, self-help author and speaker</i><p>In this series I share ways to manage your energy levels and to …

The Call of the Wild

By Aisha Ali<p>As the New Year begins, I have been in regular meditation finding my deepest inner peace to limit the agitation I feel about the …

THE SHAMAN’S JOURNEY-TRIED AND TESTED.

<b>A POWERFUL NEW TOOL FOR SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT:</b><p><b>Renowned Spiritual Teacher David Ashworth has released a new Guided Meditation CD accompanied by the</b> …

The Dawn Of the Year

by Danu Forest<p>This article first appeared on Watkins Publishing website.<p>Scroll down to hear the audio file on Imbolc.<p>January and February can often …

Imbolc: The Dawn Of the Year - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

by Danu Forest<p>Scroll down to hear the audio file.<p>January and February can often feel like a strange bleak time, the weather and long hours indoors …

Transformative Festivals of The World - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

This article first appeared in Watkins Mind Body Spirit, issue 48.<p><b>Beloved Festival</b><p>Tidewater, Oregon, USA<br>4 days in mid-August<p>BELOVED is a 4-day …

Catching the Lizard by the Tail

A teaching story by Nissim AmonThis article first appeared in Watkins Mind Body Spirit, issue 48. Potila was a well-respected monk who lived at the …

Buddhism

You Can Series – Get 30% Off Until the end of the month! - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

‘We can live life in the fast lane, pushing ourselves hard from one experience to the next, until one day we can push ourselves no more; or we can …

How to Overcome a Confidence Crisis - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

Caterina Rando shows how you can overcome a confidence crisis, unlocking your inner power and helping you to <i>Think Differently.</i><p>Confidence is key to …

Poetry: Step Outside Yourself - Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

This article first appeared in Watkins Mind Body Spirit, Issue 44.<p><i>by Steve Taylor</i><p>You’re not the center of the universe.<p>How can your problems be …

As You Travel

This poem first appeared in Watkins Mind Body Spirit, issue 48. May the way be smooth before you<br>The skies shine clear above you<br>The wind be always at …

London School of Economics

Obituary: Benjamin Creme, 1922-2016

British artist, author and lecturer Benjamin Creme died on 24 October 2016, aged 93, peacefully at home in London with his family around him.<p>Benjamin …

Buddhism

Venus In Regents Park

By Tanya LoiText Edited by Paul TinmanThis is Woman’s World…I will create secret places. <b></b> <br>-William Blake, ‘Jerusalem’ (88 : 16-17)In mediaeval times …

John F. Nash

Honouring the Winter Sun

by Danu ForestWinter is here, and with it the sun sinks to its lowest arc upon the horizon upon the winter solstice. This year the winter solstice …

Solstice