Art and Writing in Botanical Gardens

Last week I enjoyed a restorative and inspiring Mindfulness, Art and Creative Writing experience in the Mt. Coot-tha Botanical Gardens.   Under the guidance of Jane Abercrombie and Leslie Kendall, a group of five of us spent five hours walking mindfully, being aware...

The World in a Drop of Water

We are 60-70 percent water;   70 percent of the earth is covered with water. We would die quickly without it and in developing countries women and girls spend a quarter of their time collecting it.   It is, according to Jung, symbolic of the collective unconscious.  ...

Mindfulness and Art – Activity

Warm up exercise. State the intention at the beginning of your mindfulness exercise to increase awareness of this experience through images. Don’t be concerned about remembering. Once we’ve experienced or become aware of something, it is yours, it will stay with you....