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Keeping a Dream Journal

Keeping a Dream Journal

Have you ever thought about keeping a dream journal? Maybe it is something you already do. Keeping such a journal, recording your adventures and at times unbelievable experiences (I mean seriously – how does one’s mind conjure up this stuff?) is an amazing way to...

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Journaling through unprecedented times

Journaling through unprecedented times

Journaling through unprecedented times offers us a safe and therapeutic way to explore our thoughts and emotions, which can help us feel more empowered. This morning I was reflecting on the past six months, and the enormity of the somewhat traumatic changes we have...

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Transforming Fear and Anxiety

Transforming Fear and Anxiety

Have you ever attempted to fight off your anxiety, but no matter how hard you try, it still defeats you? Have you tried to outrun your fear, only to have it overtake you just as you’re starting a new creative project? Or have you felt so paralyzed by fear that you...

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The Importance of Community

The Importance of Community

“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” Dorothy Day Now, more than ever before, is there a need for us to be aware of the power and importance of community and take action in...

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The Journey of Transformation

The Journey of Transformation

“Inside each and every one of us is our one, true authentic swing. Something we was born with. Something that's ours and ours alone. Something that can't be learned... something that's got to be remembered. Over time the world can, rob us of that swing…It gets buried...

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An Introduction to Mirror Work

An Introduction to Mirror Work

Mirror Work is a method that was originally developed by Louise Hay as a way of getting in touch with the inner self. The primary purpose of the work is to develop self-love, self-care, and more meaningful relationship with others. By simply looking into the mirror...

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Befriending the dark clouds within

Befriending the dark clouds within

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” – Buddha I was 13 when the clouds gathered within, as dark and ominous as the ones that shook the Zimbabwean sky beneath which I grew up. Those ones I loved – with their flashes of lightening...

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Stepping into the new

Stepping into the new

As life starts to change again, it is only natural that we would start to reflect on the period we have been through, and what will come as we step into the new. For many of us, whilst the last 6 months have seen dramatic external change, we have also embraced...

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5 Tips for Empaths in Business

5 Tips for Empaths in Business

"You are a being of immense depth, wisdom, and compassion. You are a pioneer and trailblazer of humanity, a model for others on how to be sensitive and powerful. All the strength and love you need is already within you, waiting to be discovered.” Mateo Sol In my...

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Helping Kids Deal with Stress

Helping Kids Deal with Stress

In today’s world, studies show that children and teenagers are more stressed out than ever before, with the combinations of school, peer pressure, sports, and of course the rising issue of screen time. Now of course, they face the added stress of having their entire...

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Kids Journaling for wellbeing

Kids Journaling for wellbeing

Journaling is a wonderful skill for children to develop and is much needed currently as many of our lives have been turned upside down by the current situation. Children have suddenly lost contact with friends, in some cases family, and their regular routine has...

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The collective challenge we face

The collective challenge we face

I have been feeling the need for a while now to write a blog about the current global challenge we are all facing and being deeply impacted by. As an intuitive, I am feeling the collective energies very strongly, as well as my own fluctuating and at times puzzling...

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Understanding Journaling Practice

Understanding Journaling Practice

The word ‘PRACTICE,’ implies ritual. On one level aimed at achieving mastery in a field, and on another level intended to cultivate a connection with a power greater than ourselves, for example Soul, superconscious, Self and so on.

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Inner preparation for setting goals

Inner preparation for setting goals

We all have heartfelt goals – inner visions of a bigger version of ourselves. They are the way we grow into more of who we are, not because we aren’t enough, but because we are here, I believe, to continuously grow and evolve.

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The Art of Journalling

The Art of Journalling

When one thinks of journaling the first thing that springs to mind is a place where daily thoughts and feelings are recorded. However, journals can be so much more. They can be the place where one becomes an active participant in the uncovering and understanding of...

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Writing for Mindfulness

Writing for Mindfulness

Hello and welcome to this introduction to writing for mindfulness. The purpose of this is to tell you a bit about what writing for mindfulness is and show you how you can create your own practise that realistically needs no more than 10 – 15 minutes a day. At the end...

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My mind quietens

My mind quietens as I sit by the lake and gaze across the water. Gentle ripples dance a slow and sensual dance, sunlight catching their edges and sparkling. A pair of swans swim slowly by, necks arched. I remember the fairy tale ‘The Wild swans’ by Hans...

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Poetry and Short Stories

She Visits In Disguise

She Visits In Disguise – Flash FictionHe walks past the gate at precisely 3 pm each day. She hears his walking stick before she sees him, tapping the pavement in a methodical manner – tap, one two, tap, one two. Each tap is followed by a wobbly step, a...

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