Love Potions or Homeopathy for the Heart

As it's Valentine's Day, I have forsaken my usual philosophical meanderings, for a lighter look at homeopathy for the love-lorn, heart-broken, tender-hearted and the too damn full of love and happiness! When I talk to people about homeopathy, some are surprised that it can help emotional conditions, and others are surprised…

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Small Change

My plan was for a January blog called New Year, New You, about the possibilities and opportunities for change in the light of a new year and the making of resolutions.  However, in the wake of this week's world events it all began to seem a little trivial: new year's resolutions in the…

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Going With The Flow

"It's coming on Christmas They're cutting down trees They're putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on" Joni Mitchell sang it in River in 1970, and who of us has not wished at some point during the…

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Quiet: Are You Listening?

I recently started reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.  It's an extremely interesting book that looks at the history of the concepts of extrovert and introvert and reclaims the power of introversion from the negative image it has acquired these days.…

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Cycles, Seasons & The Rhythm of Life

Two days ago I was sipping a smoothie in the bright sunshine, wishing I'd brought my sunglasses with me as I shielded my eyes with a hand across my forehead.  Today, I am wearing woolly socks and listening to the rain falling on the yellowing leaves outside my window.  Autumn has…

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