THE POWER OF SILENCE

THE POWER OF SILENCE

Silence is Essential We need silence, just as much as we need air, just as much as plants need light. If our minds are crowded with words and thoughts, there is no space for us. Thich Nhat Hahn...
THE MIND IN MANAGING PAIN

THE MIND IN MANAGING PAIN

Awareness of Pain   Your mind is intimately aware at a very subtle level of both dis-ease and discomfort.   Every brain cell, chemical messenger and electrical impulse is incredibly attentive to this information exchange. Pain and physical discomfort are...
MEDITATION, THE MICROBIOME & MOOD

MEDITATION, THE MICROBIOME & MOOD

What is the Microbiome?    The microbiome is essentially the community of the hundred trillion plus microbes (beneficial and otherwise) that reside throughout your digestive system.  A healthy microbiome will provide food to heal and repair the bowel, settle...
GODS WASHING MACHINE

GODS WASHING MACHINE

“We create our individual experience of reality via the vehicle of thought”   Michael Neil I have recently returned from the stunning Whitsundays where alongside Whitehaven Beach, I was fortunate to observe a very interesting phenomenon.  Amongst a calm...
TAKING ON GOLIATH

TAKING ON GOLIATH

“The act of facing overwhelming odds produces greatness and beauty” Malcolm Gladwell At some stage in our lives we face what we view as powerful opponents: seemingly unsurmountable giants that come in all forms…….a significant diagnosis, a...
FLOURISH

FLOURISH

FLOURISH “Optimism generates hope Hope releases dreams Dreams set goals Enthusiasm follows” Martin Seligman OPTIMISM According to the new positive psychology movement, optimism is an integral component of flourishing; essentially living a pleasurable life....