Author: Mairi

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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Does judging others cause you more harm than good?

Did you see what she did? I can’t believe he said that? He’s so………. She’s a………. They’re…….. On and on it goes, that little voice inside passing judgement on others, their choices and behaviours, what they think, feel and say. We act like we know better and somehow we have the upper hand. It’s a

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Self-care, the answer to remaining calm; we all know this so why are we so bad at it?

I used to run on adrenaline all the time, but I had no idea I did, that was, until I started to calm down. Calming down is not coming easily to me. My default motorway wide neural connections are to rev up and run. I can pretty easily get tipped into high dramarama with the

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Oatcake Recipe

I was asked if I could share the Oatcake recipe mentioned in my post Changing The World One Oatcake At A Time. This recipe comes from a book my Mum gave me when she moved home a few years ago. Recipes from Scotland by F. Marian McNeill, This book holds a special place in my heart,

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