Author: Mairi

Dealing With Your Diagnosis

Were you helped to deal with your diagnosis? Did someone explain it all, the treatments and procedures? Did they tell you the prognosis, or possible outcomes? How did that feel? Did they then help you with those feelings? Is so then I suspect you are one of the lucky ones because my own experience and

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Were you made for these times?

Have you set sail yet? Yesterday I was listening to a meditation by Tara Brach and near the end she read some writing by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.  This writing spoke to me on a deep level. It reminded me to keep going even when times are tough and that I am not alone. There are

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If we look after our hurt places we can change the world.

Sometimes we don’t realise how much we have changed until a situation comes along and we find we behave quite differently to how we might have in the past. That’s what happened to me this week. The rain in Argyll can be relentless at times, as you can hear in this video. My upbringing left

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Can you put yourself first without feeling guilty?

I have been attempting to do this since late last year, it’s a challenge! Human lives can exert huge amounts of pressure at times and occasionally it feels like too much, we get swamped. That’s what happened to me during early winter last year.  Several difficult events occurred in my life and in the life of those

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Why is it important to watch the film Aluna?

I am showing this film Aluna in my community because I believe it carries a powerful message for all of us non-aborigonal people; we, who over many generations, have become so detached and disconnected from the earth we are now complicit in its destruction. Our lives are now constructed in such a way that we

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Do you apologise for the tears you shed or the rage you feel? Don’t!

How deeply do you feel about the atrocities happening in the world? Do they fill you with sadness? Do you weep? I hope so. For to feel sorrow, fear, anger, helpless, overwhelmed or anything else in response to the state of our world is telling you something very important: you are still connected and you still

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I could despair and give up, but instead I invite you to read this post and act on it?

If you read no further please at least listen to this: Podcast: Wise Traditions – Vaxxed – A directors commentary and watch this: Film: Vaxxed My blood is boiling and I would really like to let rip on this page giving you a full blown rant about the big pharmaceutical companies and the dangers they

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Free Health and Happiness Talks

Fun, fascinating and free! One of my missions in life is to help alleviate some of the pain and suffering in the world so we can create a fairer, kinder more sustainable world for all. Through these talks I hope to support encourage and inspire you to make changes which enable you to live healthier

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Why I no longer offer a “free” gift for signing up to my mailing list.

Much of our world is based on exchange be it monetary or some other way of giving to get. Capitalism in particular has honed this belief so strongly that many now expect such returns for almost everything they do. We are loosing our connection to something more powerful and enduring that operates in the world

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Why I don’t wear a poppy and how there are more permanent ways to honour and respect those who have lost their lives or suffered through war.

“I felt then, as I feel now, that politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organising nothing better than legalised mass murder.” Harry Patch Today many will have been involved in commemorating the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian

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