If you’re finding life stressful try switching your lens on the world. Here’s a Buddhist tale to inspire you to take another perspective.   A wealthy man took his son into the country to live  on the farm with a very poor family for a few days. His intention was to teach his son…

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  I have been a practitioner of Australian Bush Flower Essences for many years and still forget what I know for myself, often until the very last moment when intuition knocks so loudly it can’t be ignored for another moment … thank goodness!   My dilemma … surgery or no surgery … do what I…

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  As a rule I gently open my eyes to subtle morning thoughts that tip toe into and gently dance around my mind inviting me to engage and expand.   Today was very different … I was nudged into the light of day by a realisation barging through the veil of consciousness with symbols crashing…

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Loving yourself or myself   I feel blessed to say I have learned to love myself, all of me, for my qualities for my inner light for my quirky side – something I never really thought about before. I used to devalue myself, berate myself with wicked thoughts and punishing beliefs. I had a very…

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  Fun is FUNdamental –   I’m coming to realise more and more it’s an essential part of life, kind of like food and water   I wonder if you know that it isn’t possible to hang onto a gloomy thought and a joyful thought at the same time?   Wow! think about that little…

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Okay … Enough!!!   That’s a word I’ve thought about over and over again recently. Enough worry, enough sadness, enough trying to figure out what happens next. And you know what … Enough really is enough!   Even for a glass half full person like me some information is just enough to tip them over…

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My beautiful girl Laura Hart is running and cycling LOTS for Target Ovarian Cancer because “I want to support my mum and raise awareness”   Her Story “Ovarian cancer isn’t talked about so much, and often goes undiagnosed until it’s in the advanced stages due to symptoms – fatigue, bloating, lots of peeing, ovary twinges…

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I AM Enough Over the past few of months I have been involved in a merry old dance with life I’m still learning to master. I’m having to approach my days and time from very different perspectives and I’ve come to realise there’s nothing like a potentially life threatening condition to bring things very clearly…

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Personal treasures   The daily news bulletins showed the full force of how the bush fires took hold and ravaged the landscape of the Adelaide Hills taking homes and farmsteads in their wake. It was never far from anyone’s thoughts this new year as the smoke billowed in the northern distance. Some people were reluctant…

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In the beginning we attempt to cultivate loving kindness – Later loving kindness cultivates us ~ Steve Levine Click To Tweet       I’ve been considering love and loving kindness today. Love that comes from outside of us is a bit like a flower plucked from the garden, without it’s roots you never know…

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