We all need a little help sometimes, whether it’s to kick-start changes in our work or relationships, to recover from depression, anxiety and other problems or just to re-ignite our enthusiasm for life.
Community Living Comeback You might think of communal living as a long-haired 60’s thing – but modern communes and other forms of intentional community living have had a huge comeback in recent years as people have got fed up with their lifestyles and looked for a change that can help them thrive. An environment that […]
This non-religious version of the ancient Jewish Kaddish was read aloud at the laying of 4 golden stolpersteine – stumbling stones cemented into the streets outside of the homes of murdered Jews – in Prenzlauerberg, Berlin on Dec 5th 2017 Salomon, Sabina, Julius and Ruth you have and will be missed. We stand here in […]
Qi Gong – pronounced ‘chee gong’ – is an ancient practice from China that’s a combination of meditation and movement. In fact, it’s more of a movement meditation than a form of exercise. It tunes you up as it chills you out, but make no mistake: it builds strength and stamina as much as going to […]
Connecting to Truth & Vitality Through Spontaneous Movement Sitting meditation is one route into connection with the Divine/The Universe – but did you know there is another way, that is anything but still? Quaking and shaking are ways to awaken our soul through moving our body spontaneously into a state of ecstasy, and are ancient techniques […]
Nature as a Spiritual Practice Have you ever gone for a walk in the woods after a difficult day and found your anxiety and stress soothed away? Time spent in a natural environment gives us a larger perspective on life: our own problems can seem less of a big deal when we stand underneath a […]
Vipassana or insight meditation helps us to see through everything that usually messes up our mental space – worrying about the future, feeling bad about the past, and chasing after the things we want.