The Gift of Presence

Humans need each other. The biologists say that human beings are one of the most social of species. We cooperate, support, share, empathise and look after individuals who are unable to look after themselves. Care and empathy are hard-wired into the human psyche. Several years of altruistic behaviour are required to ensure the survival of … Read more

How does Awe support well-being?

What might be the relationship between awe and mindfulness and well-being? Mindfulness is a quality of the human mind experienced by everyone reading this article. We may not call it “mindfulness,” and it may be fleeting rather than continuous, but we all have moments of being completely present with our immediate experience, without the usual … Read more