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Notes from Turtle Island: The Three Sisters

David Carson's Notes from Turtle Island  are a series of blog posts introducing the north American continent as it was known by the ancient indigenous people who lived there. The pop artist Andy Warhol once said he was lost and didn’t know what to paint. He…

KRIYA YOGA – An Advanced Spiritual Accelerator

- by Stephen Sturgess  Kriya Yoga is the essence and synthesis of all Yogas and religions, which includes the highest yoga and meditation techniques from Haṭha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Laya Yoga and Mantra Yoga. The Sanskrit word Kriya means to do, action, and Yoga means…

The Magic of the Summer Solstice

- by Danu Forest The summer solstice, longest day and height of the solar year, falls on Sunday the 21st of June this year. This is a time of exuberance and fiery solar energy. Traditionally a time of faery revels, magic and great power, this…

Is mindfulness the right treatment for everyone?

- By Dr Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm The benefits of mindfulness have hit the news yet again. This time the reports stated that a study found mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to be as effective as anti-depressants in preventing the relapse of recurrent depression. While…

Manifesting the Perfect Relationship

-by Sidra Jafri Everyone dreams of a perfect relationship. Most of us spent our life in the hope of finding our perfect partner who will love us and fulfill all our heart’s desires. It seems that only some of us are ‘lucky’ enough to meet…

Mental Health Awareness Week – 50% Off Until Sunday!

At this time every year the Mental Health Foundation helps to raise awareness and to generate public debates around mental health and wellbeing issues, stretching the importance of well-being, emotional welfare or mental health in living a fulfilled life. Mental health issues include serious long-term…

The BIG Move

- by Maggie La Tourelle The Dreaded Question Should we put Mum into a care home? Despite good care in the community and some additional private care at home, after a couple of years things with Mum were becoming unmanageable. The crunch came when on…

How to Overcome a Confidence Crisis

- by Caterina Rando Confidence is key to our ongoing success. A confidence crisis can be caused by normal life transition, such as moving to a new city, changing staff, or starting a new and different project or promotion. Life's inevitable losses can also cause…

Alzheimer’s: To Know or Not to Know?

After the diagnosis, what happens next? I was caring from a distance and I was so busy dealing with the new situations that were constantly arising I had no time to find out some of the facts which admittedly were less accessible in 2000 than…