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Facing the Shadow

Last night someone unfriended me on Facebook.
She objected to a post I shared – and quite frankly, she had a point. It was horrific. Dogs being killed and tortured as part of the Chinese Dog Festival which goes on, unceasingly, year after year.
Yes, it’s horrible to even imagine what these poor animals are put through. My mind shies away from even wanting to think about it.
But how does that help them? How does ignoring atrocities that sear our sensibilities make a better world for any of us?

The Importance of Story and a Sense of Place

We ALL have a story, and the stories we tell define not just who we are as an individual, but also the Society we create, our values and beliefs. In days gone by we created culture by using stories and myths to give a sense of form and meaning to our lives, to give us...
Are You Hangry?

Are You Hangry?

Dreadful word isn’t it – but basically its shorthand for hungry and irritable! In the new terminology that makes you hangry. Being hangry also makes you one of the many people who suffer from blood sugar imbalances which see your moods go from nice Dr...

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What’s the Best Diet?

I’m often asked ‘What’s the best diet’ and there really is no simple answer to this. There is no single type of diet that suits everyone, as we are all individual in our body’s requirements. There are, however, a few simple rules that can be...

Foods That Make Us Fat

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To Cleanse or Not To Cleanse?

To Cleanse or Not To Cleanse?

Let’s start with the big question—why would you want to cleanse?  Or to be more fashionable we can call it a detox. Really, the short answer is—why wouldn’t you. Orthodox medicine says that your liver, kidneys, lungs, skin etc cope on a daily basis with the onslaught...
What are EMFs?

What are EMFs?

What Are EMFs? EMFs is short for Electro Magnetic Fields, which are made up of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields – all of them invisible to the eye. Electricity has only been used domestically for about 100 years, and during this period of time we...
Beating the Winter Blues

Beating the Winter Blues

Survival Strategies for Winter Now Christmas with its many indulgences is behind us, many of us are feeling less than fit and active, and the dark days of January stretch ahead.  Our systems feel sluggish and it’s very hard to get motivated, let alone find the will...