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A new era

Today marks the beginning of a new age. At 3.32pm Indian Standard Time Jupiter is conjunct Saturn at 0° Aquarius, marking the transition from the Age of Pisces into the Age of Aquarius – a 2000 year Astrological cycle. Additionally, today marks the beginning of a new elemental cycle; from Earth into Air. I believe […]

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Five days later

Despite being in the final month of this blogging challenge I’ve begun to lose consistency. There’s a bunch of reasons for it that pertain to life happening. And so it goes. This week I’ve been mostly focusing my attention on breathwork. I’m twenty days in to a forty day breath integration. I’ve begun facilitating one-to-one […]

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Is it safe?

The vaccine is here. Many are delighted that life can ‘get back to normal‘. Others, myself included, are more sceptical. Can a totally new vaccine that’s taken just 10 months to create from scratch really be safe? Typically, a vaccine takes 5 – 10 years of detailed figuring out, intense trials and testing. And that’s […]

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Indigenous wisdom

I spoke briefly again recently about karma yoga. Beyond the doing of basic chores to maintain our homes, karma yoga speaks to an awareness of the eternal way of things. How much of modern life is sold to us through the veil of convenience when in fact it would be beneficial to maintain connection to […]

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ALOHA

Ask Listen Observe Help Ask again I love a good acronym. This one is from The Fundamentals of Caring. It’s a useful bit of advice for those seeking to offer support.

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An attitude of gratitude

The deeper the gratitude, the greater the joy.        

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Bharat Bandh

Here in India today, there’s a national strike. The government have changed the law to open up farming to the free markets. Farmers are concerned that the changes will lead to a loss of income, control and eventually, their livelihood. The response of millions of farmers has been to march on Delhi, where they have […]

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Karma yogi

I wrote about karma yoga way back in January. I’ve been busy with household chores again this weekend and I’ve observed two things: 1. there’s an energetic cleanse that takes place when sweeping, mopping etc is done with good intention – a kind of psychic elevation of the space; 2. the words to Karma Police […]

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Daily breath practice

Daily breath practice Forty days of conscious connected breath I recently completed a Celtic Breathwork course. A three week facilitator workshop in conscious connected breathing. As part of the ongoing qualification and integration of the technique I’m now in the midst of a forty day commitment to a daily breath practice of forty minutes. It’s […]

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Vulnerability practice

Modern vernacular tells us that vulnerability is a weakness. The ‘War on Terror’ was a classic example. During an actual war generals might seek out a vulnerability in the enemy as a means to establishing a strategic advantage. War, fight, battle – you’ve probably heard these terms used in the context of many things. To […]