Author: Vicky Hartley


What is a Near-Death Experience?

What is a Near-Death Experience? is the first of a new series of entry-level mind, body, spirit guides. Author Penny Sartori explores the fascinating phenomenon of near-death experiences (NDEs), revealing not only how they can change our perspective on death, but also how they can…

Abhyasa: Commit Yourself to Love

Patanjali suggests overcoming the obstacles of life by simply going on while concentrating on one principle (eka tattva abhyasa), which in yoga can be any form of meditation.  Yoga teacher Gilda Giannoni shows an asana sequence that can help us to develop the required qualities…

Beltane Magic

The 1st of May marks the ancient Celtic fire festival of Beltane. Danu Forest talks about this time of the year, traditionally considered a time of lovers and the sensual, erotic lure of nature as new life bursts forth all around us and the promise…

What’s New In Self-Development

Maria Vassilopoulos, Business Development Manager at The Bookseller magazine, reviews three of our recent releases on self-development. Sometimes it’s good in our busy lives to stop, contemplate and think about the good things.  It’s proven that the human brain is far better at remembering the…

The Wheel of the Year

The wheel of the year marks the eight main equidistant festivals, holy days in Celtic spirituality, folklore and many traditions. Danu Forest takes us through the seasons with growing insight and energetic resonance year on year. Connection with the wheel of the seasons is key to…

The Psychedelic Renaissance

Can visionary states be agents for healing and transformation? Jennifer Sodini unpicks the current scientific discoveries and the reasons behind the rebirth of psychedelics. I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself…