Mind & Spirit

Celebrating Wesak – Buddha Day

Wesak, or Buddha Day is an important festival in the Buddhist calender because on this day the Lord Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. All three of these significant events fell on the same day. The festival is celebrated with lots of colour, joy and fun where temples, streets and homes are cleaned and…

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Taurus new moon

The new moon is at 23 degrees Taurus at 02:04 this Friday. Here we make plans for bringing indulgences and beautiful things into our lives. When we have enough, our needs and basic wants are met, what is it that will bring greater creative energy and allow us to more effectively return our bounty to…

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Full moon in Scorpio

Tomorrow is the full moon in Scorpio! This is a powerful full moon full of potent energies and intense emotional power. You may feel you have within you the power to change the world. You certainly *do* have the power to change *your* world. The investigative, penetrative energies of Scorpio will allow you to move…

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Life coaching with Michelle Zelli.

Last week I told you I was having some life coaching with Michelle Zelli. Featured on ITV’s “This Morning”, Michelle utilises¬† ideas from modern psychology, behavioural science, physiotherapy, brain training, meditation and esoteric traditions to help people achieve the life they want. She enables you to think about yourself and your life in new ways.

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International downshifting week 24th – 30th April 2010

Welcome to International Downshifting week! Are you hankering after a slower pace of life, more meaning or living a life that is more in alignment with your values? Then Downshifting week is for you! Downshifting week was created by Tracey Smith, author of “Book of rubbish ideas”. She realised she wanted to live more sustainably,…

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It feels good to give

I recently started reading a great blog by Tim Brownson called “How to be rich and happy”¬† because, let’s face it, we’d all embrace some richness and happiness in our lives, right? Tim is an experienced and skilled life coach. He utilises tools such as hypnotherapy and NLP as well as personal wisdom, intuition and…

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New moon in Pisces

Welcome to the new moon in Pisces. I, for one, am ready to welcome the new energies into my life today. The past month have been challenging and I’m ready to move into spring with renewed optimism. Interestingly, I have been feeling extraordinarily disconnected from life, so the Pisces new moon is just the tonic…

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Full moon in Leo

Tomorrow is the full moon in Leo. It’s all about love and creativity baby! It’s time to learn the true meaning of love when the full moon is in Leo. If you can balance the generous spirit of Leo with the need to be admired and recognised then you have the way forward for truly…

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New moon and solar eclipse in Capricorn

The new moon is at 25 degrees Capricorn today. It’s also a solar eclipse! Like the mountain goat that symbolises this sign, Capricorn is sure-footed and thoroughly practical. In the end the Capricorn goat always reaches the heights, beating others who are faster but less determined. Use the energy of this new moon to set…

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A green and eco friendly Valentine’s Day

Yes I know we’ve only just put Christmas away, but planning an eco friendly Valentine’s Day can take a bit of organising. Conventional ways of celebrating Valentine’s Day can use a huge amount of the earth’s resources. From trees cut down for cards, carbon emissions for transportation to pesticide laden roses; the true cost of…

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