Category Archives: Peace of Mind
[Enlighten Me]: YOGA“Yoga teaches us that we’re not in control”
– Jessica Cervelli, Yoga Teacher
Please don’t try these poses without the assistance of your own professionally trained personal yoga instructor. (And always best to check with your doctor first before trying any new exercise regime). This video is just for inspirational and entertainment purposes and does not constitute medical or professional advice.
[A DOSE OF HOPE]:
Rainbows may be just beautiful illusions, but the hope they represent is very real….
While children around the world have been drawing rainbows during the Corona crisis, we’ve been filming real rainbows here at the beach in California.
Here’s 1 minute of hope…
Take in these Rainbows for a moment of Reflection.
Gaze at Mother Nature’s multi-colored beauty.
We can always reach out – and be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. And appreciate a moment of wonder in own dark times too.
Pass it on… and let’s spread hope.
Thanks to all the first responders and essential workers for their remarkable courage and hard work to look after us all…
And thanks to all the children who remind us to hold on to hope, (and to chase the rainbow!).
x From the Lovers, the Dreamers and Enlighten Me…
[Video filmed & produced by Myfanwy Marshall-Blackwell. Edited by Gabriela Escalante].
THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH –
Is it possible to feel younger as we get older? Well, for jewellery designer and business man Jerry, from Boulder, Colorado, it certainly feels that way.
He decided to slow down life and find more work/ life balance. And as a result, has made many new discoveries, enhanced his relationships, and found more happiness.
Maybe there really is a fountain of youth, and what a beautiful place to hear about it; at the magical old ‘Chalice Well‘ in Glastonbury, England…
Watch the video here…
You know that relaxing, tingling feeling you get during a massage, or leaning back for a gentle shampoo at your hairdresser’s, or when someone whispers softly in your ear? …
Well, here’s 2 minutes of that…
A real Balm of Calm..
Here’s a soothing, contemplative short film featuring the wisdom of Nobel Prize nominee, Thich Nhat Hanh, a buddhist monk, poet, author and beacon of peace…
with beautiful camera-work and music by Wisdom Films.
There’s sooo much scientific evidence to show the health benefits of Meditation like lowered blood pressure, reducing stress and anxiety etc. Here’s a handy guide from Huff Post…
Here’s 2 minutes of Calm and sweet freedom for you… being swept along with Dolphins.
Ever-smiling Dolphins represent peace, harmony… and playfulness!
Notice how they swim in Pods. They are social creatures, and Bottle Nose dolphins like these are even known to be empathetic; cooperating together to rescue the sick. They have much to teach us.
This is raw, uncut footage from the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, kept long to really give you a feel for the experience.
Jump on board and enjoy the ride (and the swim) 🙂
Can you Enlighten Me.. have you been swimming with dolphins? How was the experience for you? I’d love to read your comments below.
A beautiful bedtime tune from Kate Bush to lull you to sleep, or just bring you a moment of calm.
A 30 second breather to stop and unwind…thanks to this beautiful 14th century windmill in Dordogne, France.
When you can’t turn back time, remember you can always slow down!
NB: Shot impromptu on holiday with Samsung Galaxy phone. – 🙂 Myf
A sanctuary for creativity and healing…
It’s a cold day, pouring with rain and I make my way to the Adelaide hills to meet Michelle. As soon as I meet Michelle, I am taken by her warm smile and welcoming manner. She shows me around her home and we talk about life, love and family. She is the type of person you meet whom you feel you’ve known all of your life.
Michelle was born in Adelaide but spent six years of her childhood in the highlands of Papua New Guinea where her father was a doctor. It doesn’t surprise me when she tells me that she has lifelong friends from her time in PNG and a mountain of fond memories. The next three years were spent in England and then it was time to settle back in Australia.
Following high school, teaching was Michelle’s calling and she has been doing this since 1993. …
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