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June 23, 2019

Coping with the bad news about Climate Emergency

On the 28 May I attended a conference organised by the Uniting Church in North Parramatta around the psychological effects of the threat of the Climate […]
May 16, 2019

Reflecting upon an insight by Stephanie Dowrick from her 2009 book, In the company of Rilke.

“There is tremendous longing for the direct experience of God but not certainty. Here is a poet who talks to God while doubting God.” Rainer Maria […]
May 7, 2019

Living the [mindful] moment of Love

I was reading the thoughts of an American Sufi mystic and writer Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee in his article in the Parabola journal, Living the Moment of Love. […]
March 27, 2019

Lessons in vulnerability & openness

During the final stage of a recent solo NatureConnect session in an intimate forest enclosed gully, I met a thick, gnarly old eucalypt quietly beckoning me. […]
December 28, 2018

How does mindfulness cultivate a consciousness of connection?

Mindfulness has been used in various contexts – spiritual, psychological and therapeutic – to refer to a contemplative technique of taking a non-judgmental approach to observing […]
December 19, 2018

Becoming embedded into Nature and Self: tips and perspectives

It can be difficult to step outside of my day-to-day mindset and see things around me anew, from a different perspective. Creature of habit, I might […]