Valuing our time – the end of this website

Hi all, So following the analytics for this website this year. It seems that no one is reading this blog, nor visiting this website. I have subsequently decided to close this website as of tomorrow. If you do read this post before it ends, please followup facilitatepd on facebook. Be good to you Ben

Setting valuable priorities

One of the most important activities in our life is to set good priorities; to know what in life is most important to us. This is a complex line of thought can sometime be harder to navigate through than it should be. We have received so much conditioning throughout our lives, so it takes some…

A meaningful life

By transforming our attitude in the midst of daily activities, our life becomes very meaningful. If we become more mindful of our thoughts, we can transform whatever action we do into a constructive path. Many of us go through life being extremely attached to what other people think of us. Most of us try to…

Reviewing the day

It seems that I’ve taken an unexpected two week break this past fortnight. Many days since my last blog post were spent lying on the sofa, sleeping, feeling extremely unwell, occasionally feeling sorry for myself, and sleeping again. This was a good reminder that rest and relaxation are just as much an important part of…

Being environmentally mindful of living in this world

Mindfulness has been discussed in many differing forms in this blog, and throughout our ebooks in a practical sense in the mindful management series. Throughout these mechanisms you have the opportunity to become more mindful of how to interact with your environment, especially the people around you. At some stage in our journey we realize…

Reflecting on our intentions

By reflecting on our motivations, we can view how our intentions effect our actions. We can do this by continually asking ourselves a series of questions: What is the thought motivating what I’m about to say or do? Is there the intention to harm someone? Is there the intention to benefit them? You may like…

Exploring our own self awareness

For some of us we seem pretty adept at focussing on the difficulties of our own self awareness. This week, we’d like you to go on a potentially useful inner adventure to reflect on how your denial has progressed so far. Consider your emotional, cognitive and behavioural responses to situations in the different spheres of…

Understanding self

Please take some time to reflect on the kind of “stories” which you tend to tell yourself about yourself, about what sort of person you are. At some stage many people in mainstream western society feel a strong sense of personal inadequacy, or lack some sort of skills or ability, as shaping their dominant story….

Cultivating mindfulness

The answer to living on conscious life is to cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being aware of what we are thinking, feeling, saying, and doing each moment. It also means being mindful of our values and of the kind heart, so that we can live according to them in our daily lives. By cultivating this awareness,…

Being mindful of our actions

Connecting to our consciousness, our potential, enables us to truly control our actions. On the top of that consciousness there are a lot of layers, of misconceptions, of social educations, of misunderstandings, which makes the consciousness to react sometimes in an incorrect way. Your consciousness has the quality of clarity, but due to the knowledge…