Tag Archives: Change

What the f___ is going on?

What the f___ is going on? I am very curious about this question. Why do so many people like pages and make comments on Facebook, tweet away on twitter, sign on-line petitions and join mailing lists? What do they think is the point? This pseudo sort of activism, armchair action, has little or no substance

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The Dalai Lama is showing us how to do Radical Self Care

In the video I’ve posted below the Dalai Lama is showing us how to do Radical Self Care. All of this video is important but what I’d most like you to listen to is the first 2 mins. The title of this video is not the sort that would normally draw me in but for

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Unhitch from Facebook

How to unhitch from Facebook; it’s not as simple as you think.

Deciding to unhitch from Facebook or to break the chains and leave any other social media may not be as simple as you think; be prepared. Fashion a plan I suggest you fashion a plan, an exit strategy which allows for a graceful bowing out. I say this because once you’ve gone, you’ve gone.  You

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You can’t out run or out numb your feelings

Spot on that woman!     Good and bad emotions Hurrah for Susan David and all the other people out there giving us permission to feel our feelings. Not only have we grouped them into good and bad we then use this hierarchy to judge which we can express and which must be pushed away,

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It happens in nice middle calss families too

It Happens in Nice Middle Class Families Too.

Telling the Truth It has taken me decades to talk about this stuff openly and honestly. To be able to tell my truth without hanging my head in shame. The reason for this is two fold.  Firstly there is the blanket of denial I grew up under and secondly there is what what went on underneath

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Regenerative farming, a way forward.

I believe that few of us are in any doubt now that things HAVE to change, and that those who argue against that are few and far between. Mass suicide Our current trajectory as a human race is going in one direction. Not only have we triggered the sixth mass extinction on earth the craziest

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Change Is Always Possible

Blame, be a victim and suffer if you want to, but you don’t have to, it’s a choice.

When I first heard that I am responsible for the state of my life and no-one else but me, I didn’t like it. Poor Me I was just waking up to the troubled state of my childhood and firmly intrenched in “poor me”.  I had all those terrible things done to me, don’t you know?

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What is it like to be me?

After watching this Sustainable Human video,  What is it like to be you? (Available at the bottom of this post) I thought about how very easy it is to judge others, to imagine we know how they are, what it’s like for them, to see the outside and think we understand the inside. We don’t. I thought about

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Sometimes we just need to leave things alone for a while.

Earlier in the year I planted some turmeric. It’s all the rage isn’t it?  So trying to grow my own seemed like a good idea. Mmmm, seems twas not to be. Nothing happened and nothing happened. Of course, I was tempted to dig around and see; was anything actually going on below the surface, any

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We were made for these times

A meditation Listening to a meditation by Tara Brach I was reminded that we were made for these times.  She quoted 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. I offer it

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