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    Self-Compassion depends on the notion of Self

    Q: Why don’t we have compassion for ourselves? Or what causes us to lose compassion for ourselves? Listen to this post or read the text below: On one level, our mistake is in thinking that there is a separate self who needs our compassion. When we realise that there is no separate self – that there is no fixed personal…

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    Changing Nodes, Changing Times

    Here is how the Nodes moving into the Gemini-Sagittarius axis can affect you until spring 2022 (Please look first at your natal Ascendant/Rising sign, as it will have more obvious impact in your life, then look to your natal Sun): For Gemini Ascendant and Sun: this is a significant period where you will be focusing on yourself and your needs.…

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    Going viral – living in a fast-changing world

    Going viral - living in a fast-changing world. We must think carefully about what we want society to look like - what is a tolerable level of control over daily life? Do you want to return to "normal"? What is it about normal that you want to go back to? Or is it reassurance and security you want? This is…

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    New Moon Reflections

    Happy Earth Day, and what a poignant coincidence that it happens at the New Moon in Taurus, which is reflecting the tough times we will be facing along with our planet for a long time to come.

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    In it together

    The first stage of grief is denial, and some people are still grappling with this. The degree to which we cling to our comforts, our routines, our prestige, our stuff, is the degree to which we will struggle with change. Getting from stage one of grief - denial - to stage 6 - acceptance - can be a slow and…

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    3 Steps to Calm your Mind Fast – it’s all in your hands!

    Most of us are so hyper-stimulated these days it’s hard to stop the compulsive thinking stirred up by the hectic pace of modern life. At times, over-thinking might simply create a minor distraction from what we should be doing, so it’s not such a big deal. But there are other times when the thoughts are endlessly racing and it just…

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    Fear is the Pandemic. Stay Immune!

    Every full moon reflects the culmination point of what was inspired, planted, or instigated at the new moon two weeks earlier. The Pisces new moon of the 23rd of February symbolises living in harmony and unity for the greater benefit of all beings. How can we live inclusively with the higher good of everyone in mind. Monday evening’s full moon…

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    And now, for something completely different…

    A new moon in Pisces heralds a new phase emerging from the debris of these past months and years. This new moon phase is the beginning of the new year across Asia – Losar in the Tibetan tradition, Tet for the Vietnamese, and so on. It’s also the beginning of the zodiac cycle in the Asian tradition, so there is…

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    Worrying is negative goal-setting

    As a species, we humans are unique in our capacity to ignore life. We are singularly, pathologically, capable of destroying the environment that sustains us, of inventing worries and stresses that do not exist, of causing disruption and hatred because of the appearance and customs of other human beings... and then wonder why we are suffering.