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Materialism: So you think you’re not hooked?

‘Understanding ourselves, we come to understand all things, but if we seek to understand all things without knowing the nature of our own awareness, great will be our calamity.’ David Frawley What does addiction have to do with a simple and sacred existence? How can owning it in ourselves lead us to our authenticity? You […]

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A Day of Radical Hope…

Some friends are involved with this promising programme in Bristol which I hope will appeal to those of you within easy reach: Climate Psychology Alliance presents Radical Hope and Cultural Tragedy: A conference to highlight the complex pressures within our collective mind in the face of dramatic climate changes Location: Bristol Folk House, 40a Park […]

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The Green Road: Lara Goes Forth!

A dear friend, Lara Lwin Treadaway, is about to embark on an epic journey of peacekeeping, connection and reconciliation in the USA and this is a personal invitation from me to please lend her your support – financial or otherwise. Lara is a fellow Work That Reconnects facilitator. She offers similar work to me, partnering […]

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Towards a Simpler Relationship with Food

‘Eat real food, just enough, mostly plants.’ Michael Pollan Simple? In his book, ‘Food Rules’, Michael Pollan goes into great depth on each part of that straightforward reminder. If we all ate simply and healthily already I guess he wouldn’t need to. What is it about our approach to food that stands in the way […]

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Sacred Economics

Charles Eisenstein explains why our current economic system is doomed to debt-fuelled demise and what a more refreshing and liberating alternative might look like. He asks when we’re going to wake up – to applying our gifts to our true purpose. On a personal level we might ask ourselves: Where might I create, or engage […]

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Feeling Squeezed? How to Work With Urgency.

One striking characteristic of a lifestyle that’s becoming unsustainable is the sensation of personal pressure – feeling squeezed. As such, this feeling is a gift,  a sign that we simply cannot carry on as we have been. In this situation, it’s important to distinguish carefully between what’s turning up as urgent in our lives and […]

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