Tag Archives: connection

Roman Emperors

We live like Roman Emperors

We live like Roman Emperors addicted to our luxurious lives of consumption, regardless of the cost. A heartbreaking mess My Dad was an alcoholic. At first he just drank, then he drank some more, then he drank heavily, eventually he drank all the time. It killed him in the end. Addiction is an illness of

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Change Is Always Possible

The Zombie Apocalypse has arrived

Walking through a park in Edinburgh recently I came across a scene which made me feel like I’d landed in a Zombie Apocalypse. Surrounded by trees, a loch full of swans, ducks quacking and dappled sunlight cascading through brilliant green leaves, I felt a tremor of fear. Staring at screens To the left of me

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elephant in the room

The elephant in the room invites us to fall back in love with our planet

Blog Warning: there is swearing in this article. Fall back in love with our planet This is my desperate plea, for us all to fall back in love with our planet. If I had a world sized soap box I would be standing on it now to broadcast this message to the whole world. To

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Is social media addiction a thing?

Is social media addiction a thing?

This post is is not an invitation to follow my lead and leave social media. It is a plea for raised awareness about the larger impact these platforms may be having in your life. Is social media addiction a thing you need to be concerned about? Read on and then let me know what you think. Addicted

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Finish What You’ve Started

A New Story Here is a tale about connecting, collaborating and creating something new. To change the world this sort of story is essential. Coming together and sharing creates a space where the new can emerge. Although simple it demonstrates beautifully the synergy of more heads being better than one. During the recent Bookends Festival

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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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Aluna

Why is it important to watch the film Aluna?

Powerful message I showed the film Aluna in my community because I believe it carries a powerful message for all of us. We have become so detached and disconnected from the earth we are now complicit in its destruction. We take part in activities which contribute to the potential demise of our own species, as well

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