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Buddha, Dharma and Sangha: Triple Gem!

Triple Gem! Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. “The three jewels” No, not ruby or sapphire or diamond! I’m talking about the Three Jewels of Buddhism! The Three Jewels are also called the ‘Three Refuges’, or my favourite: ‘Triple Gem!’ What is Buddha Dharma Sangha? Buddha Buddha means to be our Buddha nature. We can all be a Buddha...

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Goodreads Giveaway a Success!

A paperback copy of “Meditation Motivation – A Quick Tour of Buddhism and 20 Easy Tips to Create a Daily Practice” is on it’s way to the winner of my recent Goodreads Giveaway!   I was really pleased at the number of people that signed up for the giveaway – 703 people! I’m sure that I will...

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Ten Days to Daily Yoga by Mia Randall

My new yoga book has recently been published. It’s available exclusively from Amazon in eBook format, with a paperback coming out very shortly. Having practiced yoga for over 20 years and thought it was about time I put some thoughts down in a book! So here are some tips for getting up and running with a dependable,...

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Meditation and Ageing – Study shows Meditation Reverses Ageing!

One of my enduring best tips to meditate on a daily basis that I come back to again and again, is to look at the benefits of meditation. Knowing the benefits of our practice helps us to want to meditate, because we are clear on why we are meditating. We all know the main benefits: relaxation, focus,...

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15 Meditation Tips for Beginners

15 Meditation Tips For Beginners (Mia is glad to host this guest post from www.healthypastimes.com) Meditation has very little to do with spirituality, even though the two are often discussed together. So if you’re thinking that meditation may not be for you because you’re not spiritual, don’t worry. Neither are we. Here’s how meditation can really sparkle...

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James Blunt demonstrates that kindness is cool

It’s not always easy to be kind. Many years ago I learned to do metta bhavana meditation, where we mentally extend metta (loving kindness) to ourselves, then towards others, including those we may find difficult. The metta is eventually extended to the whole world. I remember when I first learned this practice (sitting grumpily and uncomfortably..) I...

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20 Best Yoga Retreats Worldwide for a Relaxing Yoga Vacation!

What are the 20 best yoga retreats worldwide? Here’s my top 20 list! 1. Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada The West Coast of Canada is home to many yoga loving locals and two islands in British Columbia have great retreats a short distance by ferry from Vancouver, the first being Salt Spring Center of Yoga. It’s...