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These Symptoms Of Anxiety May Shock You

Anxiety can seem like a condition that’s solely of the mind, but this isn’t the whole truth. Anxiety is a fight or flight response of the body that affects every system – from digestive to nervous. It’s all interconnected. Some of the symptoms may surprise you… Where are you breathing from right now? Your upper […]

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Understanding the Ego – making light of our shadow self

The Ego, for the most part, has a bad reputation. It is usually thought of as negative and associated with narcissism and poor behaviour. While these may be side effects of the ego, its purpose is more profound.

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This non-pharmaceutical therapy that can relieve stress and anxiety overnight

Weighted thoughts and emotions can feel like a long night with no sun on the horizon, full of darkness and uncertainty… Existence can be overwhelming. The contents of our life and the heaviness surrounding the unknown can feel too much to bear at times, but there may be a solution SO simple, it’s almost unbelievable. […]

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The Dark – a small poem

Being forced into the dark takes away your sight, inviting you to explore your vision and the inner workings of what really drives you. We often walk ourselves into dark places within, not to self sabotage, but to get to know our-self. To bend, break and navigate, and let the light shine through the cracks […]

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The most terrifying and awakening week of my life

I found the cottage through a quick Google search. The owners had given me a discount because “the property had not been maintained in a few months”. I didn’t understand what that meant, but the price was right – I packed my car and found myself there the next day. The cottage was in the […]

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Are your thoughts frightening you?

Have you ever had an obscure or disturbing thought come into your mind completely out of the blue? Maybe you see somebody bending over to pick something up and you get an urge to knock them over, or somebody hands you something precious and you feel suddenly compelled to chuck it across the room. If […]

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The Raft

The Buddha once told a story of a man who lived many moons ago. After days of travelling on foot through bushes and swamps he reached a massive bed of water. Just within his sight he could see an island, which gave him promise of comfort and safety. The man knew his only option was […]

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A Happier Mind

If you are suffering from depression, anxiety or any mental health issues, you are not alone. You are divinely supported, even when the ground feels fragile. I am sending you unconditional love. It can be hard to feel supported while battling heavy emotions and dark thoughts. Our mind can leave us feeling completely separate from […]

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This Too Shall Pass

There is a tale of a ring that was said to change the state of any man. It could make the saddest man happy and the richest man sad. A struggling beggar had spent his life searching for this ring to bring him peace of mind. Eventually he prevailed. On finding the ring, he discovered […]

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Feeling Is Healing

Vulnerability is bravery. Trusting in your ability to honour and love the darkest parts of you will create space for light to shine through.  Being emotional, sensitive or anxious is a blessing. “Heavy” emotions are windows into self awareness and understanding, which can allow us to nurture the deepest aspects of ourselves. ⁣⁣Exploring your emotions […]

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The Wizard of Oz – finding my way to spirituality

Written by Fraser Barratt. I used to be an atheist. In fact, I would have proudly told you I was an “antitheist” – I didn’t believe in God, and I was positively glad He didn’t exist. My world of deduction and logic simply left no space for a bearded man in the sky pulling the […]