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Reasons to be Grateful

Ed and I were talking on the podcast, this week, about Thanksgiving, about being grateful for what we have and where we are. In Britain, perhaps a little earlier in the year, we have the harvest festival when we, in churches and schools, give thanks for the years farming produce. Historically this has been a […]

The Value of Life

In this weeks podcast Ed and I looked at death and the value that we put on life. This followed a week where death has been high in our minds both globally and personally. The ISIS attacks in France were highly reported however they were not alone as there were also attacks in other countries […]

Overprotective Parents

In this weeks podcast Ed and I were discussing the over parenting of children. In a nutshell what I was saying was that parents who need to over parent or over protect their children are limiting the child’s ability to grow and develop and discover the world and their place in it. After the horrors […]

How to Beat Tiredness and Fatigue

Fatigue – maybe you can lift it with some positive mindfulness Fatigue is a different thing to tiredness. Tiredness can be resolved with a little rest or sleep. Fatigue is like being bone tired, it is deep down inside you and the more embedded that it becomes the more it takes to get beyond it […]


What is a Chakra? A Chakra is a wheel, or a vortex of energy that exists on many levels in the body. Different system define a chakra is various ways. The Brain We think of the brain as a lump of tissue in our skull. Try thinking of your brain as your entire nervous system. […]

When Did You Last Play?

Watch a couple of children when they first meet each other, how long is it before they start playing with each other? Usually not very long. The thing about children is they do not need permission to play, they do not need to organise it, they just simply do it. When did you last play? […]


Dealing with Depression People tell me about being stressed, when they are not, they are busy. People tell about having the flu when they haven’t, that have a cold. People tell me that they are depressed when they are not, they are a little bit down. The natural flow of human emotion is to be […]

Help with ‘Blended Families’

The Blended Family “Blended Family” I love that phrase and the concept behind it. I am not sure where the phrase “step family” comes from but blended certainly sounds a whole lot better. This week on the podcast Ed and I have been talking about what to do when we inherit an extended family. We […]