Using a labyrinth for meditation

Meditation is a common practice around the world, you probably think of it as sitting and doing very little. However it can take many forms depending what is most useful to you. The labyrinth is an ancient idea where using a shape like the one below you move into the centre following the single path […]

Creative problem solving

We all have times where we have to make big decisions or have a problem to solve, perhaps you have one you are thinking about at the moment? A labyrinth is an ancient practice that is used for meditation but can also be used for decision making. The first step is to draw a simple […]

Walking the labyrinth

 Labyrinths have been found on every continent from long ago. For ancient people they were ways of connecting their inner, spiritual and emotional world with the outer, physical and social world.  In Medieval times labyrinths were laid in churches and cathedrals – the most famous example is at Chartres Cathedral in France (see front cover).  […]

Finding our way: a visual meditation

Even though we are all on ‘go slow’ are minds do not always allow us to be contemplative. My mind is endlessly noisy, busy with it endeavours, worries, distractions and concerns. If you look closely at this picture, you will find both a maze and a labyrinth: two seemingly similar devices.