Mercury Retrograde? What’s it all about Alfie?

It’s easy to get stressed over communication problems, travel plans going awry, and electronic devices that won’t play ball. You may take it in your stride and think ‘I’m just having a bad day/month.’ But, there are some planet watchers out there who anticipate these things happening because Mercury is in retrograde. So, what does … Read moreMercury Retrograde? What’s it all about Alfie?

Holistic Health: What is it and how can it help?

Holistic Approach The word holistic is derived from the Greek ‘Holos’ which gives us both ‘Holy’ and ‘Whole’ in modern English. The association of health with wholeness and holiness expresses the concept of holism well. Holistic health essentially involves the unity of body, mind, and spirit, so it is taken to mean caring for the … Read moreHolistic Health: What is it and how can it help?

Intergenerational Connection: Exploring Innocence

One of the most effective ways to develop consciousness is through intergenerational connection. Above all, the act of spending time with someone of a different age group offers fresh perspective. In conclusion, we re-experience an innocence from which we can grow and learn. On a cold, beautiful, November Sunday in Gateshead, I have the pleasure … Read moreIntergenerational Connection: Exploring Innocence

Safeguarding Nature for our Children’s future

As children of the earth, it is our duty to secure the future of our young ones by safeguarding nature. The political climate is hitting frenzy point with the coming elections in the UK. Alongside the UK, dissent and discord born from power and greed can be seen throughout the world. Yet within the noise … Read moreSafeguarding Nature for our Children’s future

Loving All Life the Consciously Connected Way

On my journey with conscious connection, there have been trying times. Times when I have had to really learn about loving all life the consciously connected way. When complete devastation makes no sense, you have to dig deep within to fathom the grand plan. One trying incident brought the familiar heart pound I experience when … Read moreLoving All Life the Consciously Connected Way

Christmas Giving the Consciously Connected Way

It’s nearly that time of year again. Christmas, when we attempt to show we are thinking of others by giving gifts. But how do we do Christmas giving the consciously connected way? Traditionally, Christmas represents a time of giving, receiving, and sharing time with loved ones. Invariably however, it becomes a time of stress, overthinking, … Read moreChristmas Giving the Consciously Connected Way

Prisoners Safety: Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets

When it comes to community safety issues, public safety sells more newspapers than ex-prisoners safety. A headline reading ‘Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets’ doesn’t stir up as much emotion as a ‘Public at Risk’ headline. Yet, when a prisoner is released they become a member of the public once more. They have served … Read morePrisoners Safety: Released Prisoners at Risk on our Streets

Energy Workers United!

I was invited a few weeks ago by a fellow energy worker to participate in a Facebook sharing chain. Being something I would usually pass over, I was struck by the beautiful energy of the friend sharing it with me, and felt compelled to participate. The concept was simple… {Day 1} in the life of … Read moreEnergy Workers United!

I was left behind…

life is a process of weighing love and compassion against fear and anguish

I’ve thought so often about suicide. The act itself, the logistics of preparation, and implementation, as well as the fallout for those left behind. I’m joyful to say the latter thoughts always win out over the former. The compassion and love within me continues to elevate my spirit beyond calculations of taking a bottle of … Read moreI was left behind…

What is Normal?

Normal no longer exists. Finding a new normal is tougher than you’d think. Having experienced physical, mental and spiritual extremes in my health adventures, I am acutely aware of consciously exploring my new ‘normal’ connection. There is a delicate space for balance in my life… A space which forms a threshold between doing too little … Read moreWhat is Normal?