Health and Healing

Considering that I was born two months premature and was given up as dead by the doctor; and considering that this was prior to intesive care; and considering being born is a shit thing to happen to one so young, I have learned a lot about survival. Some of what I learned was to not take shit from authority figures, but to respect those who are of real quality. As I am now 73 I feel I have something to say.

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Life Spans

By Mary Batten -  author of The Tropical Forest, has also written films Science writer-editor Stephanie Bernardo helped research this article.  Science Digest February 1984 Meet Jeff, an average male baby born in 1983. Even […]...More


Helping Hands

We don't need to believe we are healers or any wonderful thing to stand with someone who faces life's ever changing events and put our hand on their back or hold their hand - we just need to be a human being....More


Inner Baby and Child

Please understand that the baby, the child and the adult are three very different creatures with enormously different mind sets, world views and responses. We recognise this slightly when we say she or he is […]...More


Health Tips

Would you believe that One cigarette destroys 25 mg. of vitamin C. Lecithin can provide the same stick-free pots and pans that commercially marketed Pam does-and without propellants! (Just break open a lecithin capsule and […]...More


Notes for Touching Your Core Self

Bell’s Inequality Theorem Irish physicist John Stewart Bell put forward a quantum theorem that has revolutionised the way reality is considered. In brief, the theorem states that when two sub-microscopic particles are split and moved […]...More


Sugar – the reeds which produce honey without Bees

From the earliest times humans have used and traded in sugar. “Egyptian hieroglyphics dating back at least 3,000 years indicate that the art of sugar confectionery was already established.”(1) This early form of sugar was […]...More


The Practitioner Client Dilemma

Having worked as such a practitioner for over twenty years I have been forced to confront the dilemma now facing not only practitioners, but also clients seeking their help. To boldly state what the dilemma is, let me say that when I was a youth I worked in my father’s shop. He sold vegetables an...More


The Breath of Life

Breathing has been linked in some way with most of the world faiths. Early man noticed and was impressed by the fact that if a new-born babe did not breathe it did not live. He also saw that at death one suddenly ceased this continuous and rhythmic movement of breathing. So breathing became synonymo...More


Migraine – Self Help

During my fifties I suffered the most excruciating migraine headaches. When they occurred I was completely unable to work properly, and felt both as if I were going to vomit and have diarrhoea. Sometimes the migraines would occur as often as twice a week....More


Managing Stress – Part 3

From watching the people I worked with I came to understand that the quiet passivity we usually associate with relaxation is in fact only a small part of what the body wants to do to recharge. Spontaneous movements, if allowed, can develop into dynamic self -expression not only of the body, but als...More


Managing Stress – Part 4

This early exercise is to help us become aware of responses in our being within and beyond the usual direction we focus our attention. That is, when we seek information we usually direct attention to our senses, our tissue reactions as in emotions, our thoughts, our memories or conclusions from them...More


Managing Stress – Part 2

Over two thousand years ago Plato said “all diseases of the body proceed from the mind or soul.” There is newness however in the greater clarity with which we can now see the connection between emotions mind and body. ...More

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