Doing Hope

Doing Hope

Choosing to do Hope It was an icy cold day, due to the snow falls on nearby mountains, that followed the cloudy and stormy weather of the last few weeks. I watched and read with increasing horror the reportage of the violent destruction and looting by angry mobs of...
What is Reiki?

What is Reiki?

What is Reiki? Reiki is a safe, non-intrusive, holistic hands-on healing technique which uses spiritual energy for balancing, healing and harmonising all aspects of the person – body, mind, emotions and spirit – and it can also be used to encourage...
Corona Trauma A Mindful Response

Corona Trauma A Mindful Response

Corona Trauma: A Mindful Response “The dark night is more than a learning experience; it’s a profound initiation into a realm that nothing in the culture, so pre-occupied with external concerns and material success, prepares you for.” – Thomas Moore  The last...
Reflections on Coronavirus Lockdown

Reflections on Coronavirus Lockdown

Reflections on Coronavirus Lockdown It is now just over a week since the Coronavirus lockdown in South Africa. It is Autumn. When the alarm goes off at 6:00, it is still dark outside. As the sun rises and casts its rays through the tree leaves that are colouring into...
Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and Meditation An Introduction   “Mindfulness is what arises when you pay attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally, and as if your life depended on it. And what arises is nothing other than awareness itself.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn  ...