Empowering others through mindfulness meditation

Dana Bell’s story is one of hope, compassion, and the transformative power of teaching mindfulness meditation. During a difficult time supporting a friend with end-stage cancer, Dana’s mindfulness training enabled her to be fully present and provide invaluable support through personalized meditations. This experience inspired her to use her skills professionally, running workshops for schools, community groups, and organizations. Dana’s story is a testament to the transformative impact of mindfulness meditation and the power of cultivating awareness and presence in our lives.

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To hear is to be here

Did you know that the words “hear” and “here” share a common root? Originally meaning “to be told, or learn by report”, the spelling only changed in the 14th or 15th centuries. In our modern lives, the constant background noises of city life can easily distract us from being truly present and attentive.

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I can see clearly now the rain has gone…

come back to calm one day reset retreat

One of the basic truths of the meditation tradition is that it is our state of mind that governs so much of our experience of life.
This isn’t just how or what we think about our lives (although that’s certainly a huge part of it) – it’s also about how we react emotionally and physically to things that happen.
Do we tighten up, or lock down on some experiences …

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The Lifeflow vibe – where music and meditation meet …

Lifeflow where music and meditation meet

Music, like all art, is inner experience brought into form – a form that we can both hear and feel. The combination of music and meditation … is really something quite special – music can help to open us to all the joys and sorrows of our emotional life as well as ground us in the rhythms of life and the body …

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Sit still and watch the leaves turn

blog peppertree sit still and watch the leaves turn

In the words of Sir David Attenborough, referring to the preciousness of age-old trees, “there is little else on Earth that plays host to such a rich community of life within a single living organism”. In this article Ann Calvert explores the importance of gum trees to the Peramangk people, to Lifeflow retreatants and to the group of volunteers caring for the land around Tara Hills Retreat Centre.

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