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Conscious evolution – an example through story – The Celestine Prophecy

The Celestine Prophecy and the follow on books by James Redfield are a great example of conscious evolution and the process that we all must go through as we open up to our intuition and living life according to synchronicities and flow. Through out the novels James explains his understanding of the way the Universe […]

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Healing from child abuse Health

Steps for helping an alcoholic

The below is advice from Al-anon on how to help an alcoholic: Learn all the facts and put them to work in your own life. Don’t start with the alcoholic Attend AA meetings, Al-Anon meetings and if possible go to a mental health clinic, alcoholism information centre or to a competent counsellor or minister who […]

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Creating self-forgiving thoughts exercise

This exercise helps you to learn how to talk nicely to yourself when you do something you’re not very happy with yourself about. Instead of criticising yourself it shows you how to think self-forgiving thoughts. You don’t need to scold or punish yourself when you do something in a lesser way than you’d like. You […]

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What is love?

This is a beautiful 6 minute video about the healing power of love. The video contains quotes from wise scholars and prophets and is set to images of nature’s beauty and glory. Uplifting and meaningful, it is worth watching. Love heals. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/35407335]

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Sustainability

Planned obsolescence – The lightbulb conspiracy

This is a 50 minute video exploring the concept of planned obsolescence – which is the deliberate design of products to breakdown after a certain period of time or number of uses, so that consumers are forced to buy a new product. It is a fascinating documentary showing that products can last a lot longer. […]

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Sustainability

The story of stuff.

The story of stuff  is a great 20 minute video explaining the unsustainable nature of our production and consumption systems. It’s quite shocking to see the impact of our use of stuff! ‘From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of […]

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Personal bill of rights

Put this page in a place you’ll see it regularly. By taking the time to carefully read through the list every day, you will learn to accept that you are entitled to each one of the rights listed. Whenever a thought occurs that contradicts one of your rights, stop the thought process & correct yourself, […]

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Sustainability

Resistance to change

This is one of my favourite videos exploring why resistance to change occurs. It details some important aspects that you need to consider whenever you are designing a program that aims to obtain behaviour change – whether that be for sustainability or on another topic.

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If you are a parent in an alcohol affected home…

If you are a parent in an alcohol affected home: Be flexible regarding the demands you make on yourself and your children, remembering that problematic situations call for adaptable measures Try not to isolate yourself and your family from outside interaction or from interaction within your home Do not blame your children for wanting to […]

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Conscious Evolution Healing from child abuse Health Parenting

Nurturing children

Some thoughts on parenting – combining insights from neuroscience, new biological sciences, conscious parenting, and psychology. Children need love and affection Children need to feel loved and accepted in order for their brains to develop optimally. Even prior to the formation of your egg or sperm your thoughts about yourself, the world and your desire […]