It's not just children who need lessons in reflection. Adults need to switch off
Yoga And Meditation
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Friday 23 August 2013
From the Fens to Chernobyl, this tour of turf shows the skills of a gifted, if sombre, naturalist
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Towards the end of his show the curly-haired Seann Walsh mimics Michael McIntyre and Kevin Bridges, two of his stablemates at his management company.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
There are more hybrid laptops on the market than ever before. Here we test four of the latest contenders
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Yoga can improve the mood and mental wellbeing of prisoners and may help improve impulsive behaviour, according to a study by Oxford University researchers.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Reduction in heart rate variability can be as beneficial to health as yoga
Sunday 07 July 2013
Twenty-one years ago, Alan Tealing’s wife and daughter were killed in the bombing of a transatlantic flight over Scotland. Tealing, a lecturer in English literature at a Scottish university, has dedicated the years since to “The Case” – “the gathering and sifting of information, the analysis of so-called facts and challenging of so-called evidence”.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Polish your Spanish or life drawing skills, or learn to forage and then cook your harvest with this range of engrossing courses
Thursday 20 June 2013
After taking part, 80 per cent of the children said they continued to use the techniques
Saturday 01 June 2013
Love is seldom simple in Wagner's operas. There is always a curse or a price, some impossible condition to be met, some sacrifice to be made. In Lohengrin ("the favourite opera of all sensitive ladies", according to one 19th-century critic), sensitive Elsa stands falsely accused of the murder of her brother, Gottfried. The dreamboat hero who arrives to defend Elsa's honour is quick to say those three little words that she longs to hear, and quick to march her to the altar to the lily-scented strains of Wagner's wedding anthem, with the proviso that she should never ask his name. Alas, Elsa has three little words of her own to say, burning like chili pepper on her sensitive tongue: who are you?
Friday 31 May 2013
The Tottenham striker is now 30
Thursday 30 May 2013
This unusual novel of art, solitude and imagination breaks the rules but creates a vision of its own
Thursday 23 May 2013
Brewer SABMiller today grabbed an bigger slice of a shrinking UK beer market and flagged up a major push for its Pilsner Urquell brand.
Monday 20 May 2013
Flawless display of kicking from England legend leads Toulon to maiden Heineken Cup
Saturday 11 May 2013
Learn about life in the Swiss mountains with the new BaseCamp package at Nira Alpina (00 41 081 838 6969; niraalpina.com). Keep all the family amused on a summer break at this designer hotel in St Moritz, in the Engadine Valley, with workshops for children on edible mountain plants, how to milk cows and make cheese, and active pursuits including kite-surfing, climbing and sailing. From Sfr875 (£606)pp for five nights' B&B, picnic two guided hiking tours, plus other trips and treats. Children aged under 12 can stay free of charge in their parents' room. International travel costs extra. Departures are between 15 June and 13 October.
Friday 10 May 2013
A magnificent meditation on loss and political exile as a great Haitian writer returns home
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'