Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere) Dec. 21st 2021

Salutations on this lovely morning of the 2021 Winter Solstice! I got up around 6am this morning, and after a little faffing around the house, got dressed, donned suitable warm winter jacket (for it has suddenly turned quite winter-like here on the West Coast of Canada, after a pretty mild Autumn/Winter so far) and tookContinue reading “Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere) Dec. 21st 2021”

Compassion – Dalai Lama Summit

Today I received an invitation to the Dalai Lama Summit on the Power of Compassion. It is on Oct 14-16th 2021 and is free to register for. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Now, I don’t thinkContinue reading “Compassion – Dalai Lama Summit”

Lifelong Learning

I was listening/viewing a lesson of a course I am currently taking: De-Mystifying Mindfulness MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) that is headed by Chris Goto Jones and delivered by the University of Leiden. I am thoroughly enjoying the course – and the academic way it is challenging my thoughts and preconceptions on mindfulness, on Buddhism,Continue reading “Lifelong Learning”

Reflexology: Back to the books

I have been practicing Reflexology for over 17 yrs now – back from when I first trained in Holistic Therapies in the UK. I found the whole concept of the feet corresponding to all the areas of the body such an intriguing concept – and was convinced once I started practicing on clients and sawContinue reading “Reflexology: Back to the books”

Training and Learning and Re-training: The Plan

So that’s the idea – the Plan: Train, retrain, learn and practice and all the while – keep feeling better! I used to practice Holistic Therapies back in the UK many years ago now… I was fully trained. Worked for myself for a while, joined a couple of other holistic souls and worked from aContinue reading “Training and Learning and Re-training: The Plan”