Mindfulness of Breath Meditation

I believe the Mindfulness of Breath meditation to be the cornerstone of all meditative practices. In this meditation, we are simply focusing our attention on the breath. Like the Just Sitting meditation, this is a mindfulness practice. You may find this meditation easier if you are a beginner because...

Just Sitting Meditation

Just Sitting meditation is an excellent way to begin cultivating mindfulness, both on the cushion and in our everyday lives. Why Should We Cultivate Mindfulness?  Our thoughts control us, and therefore our lives. We are blown about by the worldly winds with no real anchor in the present or...

The Life of Siddhartha Gautama: 5 Minute Guide

Many people ask: was the Buddha a real person? The answer is yes. Buddhism, although classified as a religion, is not theistic like other religions. Buddhists do not believe in or worship a god. The Buddha was an actual historical figure – a man called Siddhartha Gautama who lived...

Cultivating Body Confidence Through Yoga

Cultivating Body Confidence Through Yoga – How I overcame my negative body image issues with the power of yoga and mindfulness. We’ve all heard that negative voice inside our head… you know, the one that goes on about our tummy being too big, thighs too wobbly, hair too frizzy etc. Can...

About Dharma Not Drama

I’m Natalie and I’m delighted to welcome you to my blog Dharma Not Drama. I am a yoga and meditation teacher, holistic health and life coach, author and poet. I live in Brighton, United Kingdom with my husband and nine year old son.   My Story I have been...