Dear human…

Dear human who I share this planet with, I want you to know that my shining heart is reaching out to you. Some mornings past hurts and pains still fog up its brightness, But if I react to you from the fog, know I am aware that it is my reaction that triggers me, Not…

Advanced Yoga Weekend Retreat

Whether you are a yoga teacher or experienced student, this is YOUR weekend to nourish yourself (extended time for all parts of your practice – sunrise meditation, pranayam, guided asana), gently cleanse (Ayurvedic diet and other gentle cleansing elements throughout the weekend), improve your yoga (various workshops on bandhas, sound, energetics) and connect and grow…

Timing

When to flow? When to pause? When to sit still and listen? Scriptures talk about dharma and cause, but sometimes it’s not that obvious. When to act? When to rebel? When to observe and go inwards? Monks meditate whilst activists shout, Which way best serves the world, no-one seems to know without a doubt. When…

Forgiveness

Today I forgive you… because my soul deserves peace.

100 years

Some people live 100 years. Some people live one year 100 times. Which one are you?

A Buddhist story of letting go

As we find our way into another year it is a good time to reflect on what is really worth taking with us into the next loop around the sun – and all those many things, ideas, prejudices, old stories, unhelpful patterns and inner deamons that could be better left behind. The other day I…

Sometimes you have to lose yourself…

Sometimes… You have to lose yourself to find yourself again. You have to let him go, to fall in love all over again. You have to say your goodbyes, to experience the tender love and hopeful freshness of hugs when you embrace them again. Sometimes… You have to lose yourself in nothingness to redefine who…

Community living – dream or nightmare?

After a one-year community-living experience in my early twenties, it took me over a decade to return to the idea. This time the plot included my husband and three young kids, plus 180 individuals trying to build sustainable homes on a 64 hectares property an hour north of Sydney. One of the weekends we drove…