Summer Strife in Relationships: From turmoil to tranquillity.

‘The gift of fire: We are fire, the spark of the life force, the initiator, our conscious choice to set changes into motion.’ Glennie Kindred As we move into the depths of summer and the weather heats up, what are you noticing about the effects of the changing elements on your relationships? At this time […]

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Touching the Truth

‘Needs are qualities of beingness, a doorway to being. Awareness of them  adds clarity and compassion to our awareness and authenticity.’ Robert Gonzales Every so often in my life, I come across a place of stuckness – an obstacle on the path that I’m having trouble knowing how to surmount. One such time occurred many […]

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Turning Out the Corners.

Do you think Spring might be a good time to freshen up the internal and personal as well as the external? Having spent some time on a customary external spring clean of my home I started to wonder what an Internal Spring Clean might look like. My elderly neighbour likes to call the external version […]

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Sustainable Employment for Young People.

Having set a personal intention last year to work  with young people in some capacity I was delighted to find myself mentoring and coaching one of the participants in the One Year in Transition (1YT) project, which is run by the Transition Network. The idea of the project is to support and encourage young people […]

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Naughtiness as a pointer to purpose

What do you do when no-one’s watching? It’s ok, no one’s listening, so you can be honest with yourself…If no-one else was watching and no-one else minded, how would you spend your day?… your ‘ideal day’? Someone asked me these kind of questions many years ago and I stayed silent for some days afterwards, wrestling […]

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Antidotes to Overwhelm

What is overwhelm? For me this is a feeling that arises when I’m telling myself there’s ‘too much I have to do’. Along with that feeling there’s fear, shame and a distinct sense of disempowerment. Some of you will be aware that I live in Somerset, UK, where there has been, and currently still is, […]

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7 Conscious Relationship Boosters

  …commit from the heart Commitment can be said to be one of the 3 pillars of a healthy, intimate relationship (the others being compatibility and chemistry). Without commitment, there can be little overall trust. However, commitment from the level of ego – for one’s personal material gain – will not work because it will […]

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In the Cathedral of the Wild

We are a part of nature, however hard we attempt to separate ourselves from it as something  ‘out there’. Boyd Varty, an environmental and literacy activist and conservation worker in South Africa, demonstrates in this video how: To share the medicine of campfire stories about heroes of heart. To vision a more interconnected world. The […]

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