Health

Signs of Spring

I thought of you today, on my journeys. I’d headed out with my family to Wick, a peaceful old village on the South coast of Wales. We pointed out the many signs of spring along the way – there were tiny, fearless lambs bounding about the wild, green hills and...

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The Key to Personal Resilience

Even with decades of research and thousands of studies published in hundreds of professional journals, there’s still no single theory of resilience. We can find specialists trained to help us with everything from physical resilience in endurance sports, for instance, to psychological resilience in business or emotional resilience in difficult...

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What Are You Hungry For?

It sounds like a paradox, but to lose weight, you need to fill yourself up. If you fill yourself up with other kinds of satisfaction, food will no longer be a problem. It was never meant to be. Eating is a natural way to feel happy. Overeating isn’t. For centuries...

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Light, Resonance and Disease

What if light actually does control everything? Think about it for a moment. Without light from the sun, there would be no life on Earth. Light is the life-giver and also the healer, within as well as without. Light is important to us on a metaphorical and physical level –...

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Surviving Terminal Cancer

Many years ago, a very dear friend and I had a conversation about whether we would still do our best to keep our physical bodies as long as possible, if we had a terminal illness. You see, we had a friend who had a very serious wasting illness, and a...

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The Gift of Alzheimer’s

The Gift of Alzheimer’s – Heart and Soul Journey takes place at the end of my mother’s life when she was a resident in a care home and was suffering from severe Alzheimer’s. Prior to this she had struggled at home and exhibited all the usual problems associated with the...

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Written in the stars

When I was a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry from 1995-1999 I must confess that whenever I heard talk of astrology I would dismiss it as unscientific or ‘pseudoscience’, even though I had a keen interest in the power of the mind over the body, which was also sometimes labelled...

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How your brain changes as you think

Your brain is growing as you read these words. Scientists call the phenomenon ‘neural plasticity’. Everything you see, hear, touch,taste and smell changes your brain and every thought causes microscopic changes in its structure. In a sense, thoughts leave physical traces in the brain in much the same way as...

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