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posted in Transformation
We believe that every child, whatever their age or situation, is a Conscious Kid.
A baby is born, and contained within this tiny person are all of the capacities, possibilities and awarenesses he or she will ever require to express themselves as a being.
There are a vastly greater number of capacities, possibilities and awarenesses than people typically recognize or acknowledge as they are charmed by the beauty of the child. An infant, even in the womb, has awareness. It doesn’t have the physical or cognitive ability to describe it, but simply by observation, it is plain that the child has awareness.
By Chaley-Ann Scott
Most progressive parents know that lying to our kids is not a good idea — it’s not respectful or kind, and is likely to erode the trust our child has for us.
However, what about Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and unicorns? Is it okay to tell our child that Santa Claus and the like are real? Are these just innocent ‘white lies’ that we all tell our kids so their faces light up with joy as they indulge in the pleasure of make-believe?
You don’t trust Nestle but you eat Buitoni pasta and Shreddies or maybe you don’t trust GlaxoSmithKline but you drink Lucozade…
How can we decide to trust or doubt the owners of the company’s we buy our food from?
posted in Food As Medicine
by Destiny Stone
Receiving a celiac disease diagnosis or being told you need to be on a gluten-free diet can be an overwhelming experience, and it is certainly not for the faint of heart. Most people get frustrated with the transition, and many don’t know where to begin. While eating gluten-free can improve your health,
posted in Food As Medicine
A month ago I would never have described myself as an emotional eater. I also believed that I had everything under control, well organised and dealt with. And then came my introduction to an elimination diet. As discussed here, I have been following a low allergen diet for the past three weeks; and it sure has been a journey!
Large parts of Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) – home to Africa’s last hunting Bushmen – have been opened up to international companies for the controversial practice of ‘fracking’, according to an investigation for the documentary film ‘The High Cost of Cheap Gas’ and British newspaper The Guardian.
Allow the world to live as it chooses, and allow yourself to live as you choose – Richard Bach
One of the most important lessons I have learned is that my peace, my happiness, and what creates a sense of fulfillment in my life are unique to my perspective. What a “happy life” means to me will not be exactly the same as what a happy life means to someone else.
In the early 20th century, an enlightened Indian sage named Ramana Maharshi lived at the base of a mountain thought to be the incarnation of Lord Shiva himself.
Ramana’s radiance attracted many disciples, including westerners like Sumerset Maugham. When his disciples asked how to attain Self-realization, Ramana directed them to meditate on a single question: