The Gentle Success of Dr Alison Hofer

The Gentle Success of Dr Alison Hofer is the first feature article in our series, Mindful Members, in which you have the opportunity to find out who our Artful Contemplation members are, and why they have chosen to practice daily mindfulness through contemplating Art.

The Gentle Success of Dr Alison Hofer is the first feature article in our series, Mindful Members, in which you have the opportunity to find out who our Artful Contemplation members are, and why they have chosen to practice daily mindfulness through contemplating Art.

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How to not mind mindfulness

Here I sit, wondering why I feel so anxious, so on edge. After all, I am reading through an extensive archive of mindfulness quotes on a reputable website for mindfulness practice. These are quotes written by sages, masters, gurus and coaches reminding me how to be calm, how to find serenity, inviting me to remain […]

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A finger to the cosmic pulse

A daily practice of mindfulness will support the artist to find the gentle courage and calm perseverance necessary to safely navigate unchartered realms.

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Find your own way

Wild-eyed wonders about harnessing intent, a visionary artwork in The Wild-eyed wonders Collection for daily mindfulness practice through Artful Contemplation

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What you see is what you get

Linger longer. Peer in. Dive in. Tune in. Turn in. The slow looking of Artful Contemplation offers the opportunity to see things afresh, from many sides.

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Captured states

South Africa is a land of great contrast. The microcosm and the macrocosm reflect each other in this contrast. The environment ranges from snow-capped mountains to lush subtropical coastline, sandy desert to thorny savanna, verdant winelands to far-sweeping grasslands. There are 10 official national languages although over 35 indigenous languages are spoken on a daily […]

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Moving eyes, still mind

We read the world with our eyes more than any other sense. Wandering through an artwork can be a meditation of the eyes, like walking a labyrinth in the visual fields of being.

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Invest in yourself

A daily mindfulness prompt that puts the emphasis on self-investment

Invest in yourself with Artful Contemplation and give yourself permission to peer into the great beyond with a sense of adventure and possibility And where the impulse is felt strongest, to actually transgress the boundary and enter into the unknown.

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Linger longer

Linger longer. The art of contemplation requires slowness, a slowing down from the usual pace of daily doings.

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