Tag: mindfulness

July 18, 2017 Kerry Sutton

” A thought is harmless unless we believe it. It’s not our thoughts, but our attachment to our thoughts, that causes suffering. ” ~ Byron Katie. If you struggle with painful thoughts then you have probably tried everything you can to get rid of them. And you have probably also discovered it isn’t possible. The…

July 2, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness might conjure up an image of someone sitting in the Yogi position meditating. However, meditation is only one way to enjoy the benefits of mindfulness. Even more important is the practice of Daily Mindfulness. The simple practice of being aware of what you…

April 29, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“FOOD is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and EXERCISE is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” ~ Bill Phillips. Like me you are probably very aware of how important exercise is for your health. On a Saturday morning the walking track at our local Gold Coast beach is a hive activity with…

February 24, 2017 Kerry Sutton

No matter what illnesses and injuries you are carrying, while you are still breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.” ~ Vidyamala Burch. I have only just come across the term “body betrayal”. It concisely summarizes the overwhelming thoughts and emotions that flood in, when you realize your body is never going to be…

February 10, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” ~ George Gordon Byron. A sense of humor is a wonderful gift. There is nothing quite like a good belly laugh to lift your spirits. Laughing might be as effortless as breathing for you, or relegated to those rare moments that catch you off guard. If you’re the latter…