SHAPING YOUR MENOPAUSE AROUND THE WOMAN YOU ARE

Menopause happens to all women, and only in recent years has discussion about it happened much in the public eye. Women themselves have passed on tips for handing their experiences for [...]

A CHOIR ON THE RIGHT FREQUENCY

Music is magic. Sit in your garden or take a walk somewhere with trees and birdsong you will soon convince you of that elemental truth. Many of us have hang-ups about how our own voices sounds [...]

A LIFE IN FLOW

Each time on my podcast episodes, I talk with people who are active in the world creating changes, whether they’re working with individuals or communities, and with methods rooted in business, [...]

LEND AN EAR

Conversations are an unrecognised food group, as vital as proteins for nurturing mind and heart. They’re an important part of how I learn and grow. Talking with people on radio is part of what I [...]

HERE COMES THE SUN

The year is divided up in different ways across the world. In Europe we know four seasons, while India follows a six-season model. We’re already in Vasant Ritu, a time of plant growth and [...]

TAKING THE PEE

Taboos are fascinating. They’re a pointer to something surrounded by barbed wire in a society. Sometimes they exist for very practical reasons: in the Old Testament meats are divided into clean [...]

HOW MUCH OF AYURVEDA CAN BE PROVEN BY SCIENCE?

The question sounds simple. The answers are not nearly so straightforward. Science rests on the premise of results that can be replicated. And that assumes people with more or less the same [...]

IT’S CALLED A SATSANG BECAUSE WE SIT AND SING

I’m being a bit jokey there, but sometimes you need to be.  Say a word like satsang and people can pile on with cosmic connotations. And they’re not wrong…but spiritual often has a suggestion of [...]

PROVENANCE: IT AIN’T WHAT YOU BUY, IT’S THE PLACE WHERE YOU BUY IT

Research recently conducted by money.co.uk shows that buying an eyeshadow palette or scented candle can boost your mood by over 60% according to a scale carefully designed to calculate emotional [...]

SPIRIT OF AYURVEDA

What is spirituality to you? Put aside any ideas you might have about gods and angels for now, whether you believe in them or not. Consider instead the impact that Ayurveda may have had for you, [...]