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Nobody home. Off to chase butterflies and talk to plants :)

Strange things are afoot. A couple of years ago, I watched a documentary about an American shaman in Peru, Souther Hamilton, ayahuasca and his Blue Morpho retreat centre. It must still be somewhere on Youtube. Their ceremonies looked profound. More … Continue reading

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Breathwork practices to reset & recharge in less than 30min

After a month of campaigning to #cancelborat and CNN, Variety and The Times  exposing racism in this film as a result (campaign now running under #WeAreNotYourJoke), I am switching gears and preparing to take part in one of the  Blue Morpho … Continue reading

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“Dance In The Fire” practice to manage emotions

Dawa Tarchin Phillips What To Do When You Don’t Know What’s Next I am going to lead you through a short exercise with your emotions. The first emotion that I would like you to connect with is the emotion of … Continue reading

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Burn baby burn. What can we do with ourselves in times of coronavirus.

Who is up to what these days? I volunteer with the Hear Me App where I talk to folks from all over the world who need someone to talk to. And everyone is struggling, myself included. I’ve spent the first … Continue reading

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“Mastering the art of manifesting” with Wayne Dyer

My emptiness practice appears to be over, for now. I’ve realised that the opposite of emptiness is joy, so I am trying to fill my life with as much of it as I can. My daily to-do list actually says … Continue reading

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New practice – a sensory deprivation tank

As you know, I love trying new practices that allow me to prod my unconscious 🙂  While researching what next practice to try, I learned that FloatWorks offer floating  in a sensory deprivation tank (ok, pod) in London and I … Continue reading

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Gong bathing with Third Ear – meditation, chanting and gong bath app from Leo Cosendai

My latest spiritual callings have been to take part in the gong bath and go on a water fast. The Psychedelic Society runs gong baths but the location is too far for me (East London). As if by chance 🙂 … Continue reading

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Loner Wolf – Shadow Work Journal

I have been writing offline a lot lately, partially because I am working through the Loner Wolf’s Shadow Work Journal. I highly recommend it. It’s a compilation of exercises that help you uncover your dark side. Shadow work seems to be … Continue reading

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Spiritual fitness – the Tibetan practice of 100,000 prostrations #happiness

I am not a big fan of exercise. But make it a spiritual exercise like Tibetan yoga or prostrations and suddenly I am all for it. Is there such thing as a spiritual gym? 🙂  I’ve recently started 100,000 prostrations, … Continue reading

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Heart of surrender mantra #happiness

I am reading this book – ‘Whatever Arises, Love That’ by Matt Kahn – when I just started, I thought it was a bit out there, even for me. However as I proceeded, I can only say that this book … Continue reading

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