Tuesday, 1 November 2011

A Little Peace and Quiet

is what you'll probably be getting from me, for a few weeks, due to hols being taken. But if the worm turns, I may throw out something before December. Who knows? (Er..who cares, you might say, peace being such a delightful blessing.) 

Meantime, look after yourselves, dear readers. You may be interested to know that mindfulness meditation is being used for training Australian physicians to help them deal with stress, burnout and depression. The ImapactED nurse Ian Miller is well ahead of them, since to my certain knowledge, he has been advocating related techinques to his nursing colleagues for years, via his blog:


Well worth a look, and it also includes a handy brief definition of mindfulness meditation, which would have been useful for all those times I was asked "anyway, what exactly is this mindfulness business you're always banging on about?" 

For another way to combat stress, depression etc, see below.


  1. Empty yourself of everything,
    Let the mind rest at peace.
    The ten thousand things rise and fall while the self watches their return,
    They grow and flourish then return to the source.

    Tao Te Ching
    Translated by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English

    ISBN 0 7045 0007 8

  2. Spot on, Arkers,, thanks so much.