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The Alchemy of Self

The Alchemy of Self

  Say the word alchemy and most people think of old guys in long medieval robes working away fruitlessly trying to turn lead into gold. History has always depicted them as being somewhat delusional in being committed to achieving the impossible – changing the...

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...

Probiotics for Health!

Probiotics! Nowadays you trip across this word a lot – on television adverts, in the newspapers, in the health food shop and with health practitioners. Go looking for them and you will find an enormous range, all of which are quite costly. There is now an enormous...

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...