Opening Our Minds

Worth Repeating

Another post to share… This one from Ronna Derrick  – Ronna is a self confessed  Speaker. Writer. Storyteller. Sacred Conversationalist. she also offers a great free app called the sacred muse – check it out Worth Repeating… By Ronna Detrick  ‘Hard to believe, but I wrote and published this post in 2014. It’s worth repeating.…

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Why Mindfulness Matters

Why Mindfulness Matters…. a great topic!   As you are aware, I like to bring you some blogs and articles from other writers as well as myself from time to time and this next article is a good read from John Parrott.   John writes “Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword over the…

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What does surrendering mean to you?

This is a topic that has been brought to my attention a number of times in recent weeks. ♦ The word surrender can conjour up so many different meanings for us all – depending on our experiences in life to date. ♦ I can remember play fighting with my siblings as a child and having…

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Getting curious

I had a great reminder today Instead of hoping for this or that…… instead of placing an expectation already with a measurement / a yard stick why not just get curious….. Be curious to what today may bring…… and accept it exactly as it is. Thats a huge shift maker Give it a go….. 💜💜💜…

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Singing your song…..

I came across this following story today – and for me it really brings home how much remembering our identity, loving ourselves and our community and singing our song – singing from our true authentic voice – is so important to each and every one of us……   Of all the African tribes still around…

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Notes of Nature…….

This week saw our baby blackbirds fledge and two out of the three are currently roosting in our garden too! I am a little bit like a highly strung granny making sure they are all safe – jumping up every time the adults start squawking just in case there is a cat around and they…

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How do you find your courage?

I got speaking to someone earlier, who was so despondent with how hard life can be and was in a “whats the point” mode. His whole body was slumped over (almost like a wii character that has just lost a game! ) back curved forwards, head weighing heavily through the neck and sitting deep into…

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How do you show yourself Compassion?

We are all very good at endeavouring to be kind to others, to hold others in understanding, to be gentle and nurturing but for what ever reasons – when it comes to doing this for ourselves – we are not not so good! That hard task master – the perfectionist – the nothing is ever…

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Some of my favourite TED talks

I love taking time to listen to TED talks, they are short, concise and get their messages across – usually with lots to ponder and reflect upon too….. I have some favourites, of course, and some that I have come across more recently too that I thought I would like to share with you today.…

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Hardwired for Connection

It is reported that social isolation is killing us…… Research finds that social connection improves physical health, psychological well-being and even longevity. Lack of social connection is as detrimental to our health as smoking. Neuroscientist Matthew Lieberman explains that through his studies he’s learned that our kryptonite is ignoring the importance of our social superpowers…

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