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Choices we Make

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Choices we Make

Your body is built from what you feed yourself.
You mind contains everything you watch and hear.
You become the company your keep.

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The best time to fast

The best time to fast

Different seasons bring qualities to a retreat.
If you are not waiting for the right season, then what are you waiting for ?

Can your health wait until next year ? What else is more important ?

You feeling it ?

You feeling it ?

A time to rest. Or run retreats for others to rest in - the facilitator's irony.

A time of snowdrops and daffodil spears rising up from the leaf-laden winter beds.

Xmas Corrals - Part II

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Xmas Corrals - Part II

Coke didn't give Santa his legendary red & white outfit. Santa got them from a psychedelic fungus from the Arctic. Coke simply copied one of the most successful brand colours of all time.  

To understand the rest of this myth, you might need some mushrooms yourself...

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Xmas Corrals - part I

Xmas Corrals - part I

Ever wondered what reindeer and xmas trees are doing in a story about a child born in the desert ?
A historical version of the Xmas story sorts it out, and a 10,000 year astronomical view that explains why being born on Dec 25th, and resurrected after 3 days of death, didn't start with Jesus !

Priority One

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Priority One

How can we love others if we don't really love ourselves ?

How can we empathise with others, if we cannot empathise with ourselves ?

Treat yourself as you would like others to treat you.

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Unpack Yourself

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Unpack Yourself

Life running too fast for you ? Getting swept away in the torrent ?
The best way to slow it down is to stop it first and then have a good look.
Get some perspective on what is actually important, and start again.

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The Consequence of Change

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The Consequence of Change

When we release suppressed emotions, our body, our friends, and our lives improve.

We gain the possibility of mastery over our reactions.

And the free flow of emotions that are current, rather than historical.

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Expressed Daily

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Expressed Daily

Newspaper headlines are deliberately enticing and sensational - their objective is to sell, not to inform.
Is Diabetes really about to be cured by science, coffee, chocolate, fruit, or dairy ?
The best thing you can drop from your diet is daily exposure to someone else's choice of negativity.

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The best time to fast

The best time to fast

Different seasons bring qualities to a retreat.
If you are not waiting for the right season, then what are you waiting for ?

Can your health wait until next year ? What else is more important ?

Xmas Corrals - Part II

Xmas Corrals - Part II

Coke didn't give Santa his legendary red & white outfit. Santa got them from a psychedelic fungus from the Arctic. Coke simply copied one of the most successful brand colours of all time.  

To understand the rest of this myth, you might need some mushrooms yourself...

Xmas Corrals - part I

Xmas Corrals - part I

Ever wondered what reindeer and xmas trees are doing in a story about a child born in the desert ?
A historical version of the Xmas story sorts it out, and a 10,000 year astronomical view that explains why being born on Dec 25th, and resurrected after 3 days of death, didn't start with Jesus !

Start your day right

Start your day right

We know that stress hinders digestion and happiness, so here's a tool to assist in that struggle.

Finding emotional stability everyday can be difficult. So how about starting the day with that intention at least.
 

Letting go of the year

Letting go of the year

What we can look forward to in the winter months.
A tree doesn't hold onto its leaves.

Time to rest, recharge and reflect - to give us the energy to plant our dreams in the coming year.

The water of Life

The water of Life

How we treat water reflects how it treats us...
A brief look at the wonders of water and its effect on us all.
How much should we drink ? How often ? And from what source ?