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Asking yourself the right questions

May 28, 2012 – 1:28 pm |

By Dr Sarb Johal
Think of using questions as you use a good search engine – the right keywords get you to the result you want. You still have to be discriminating with the information you …

Psychodrama Workshop with Simon and Carol Parkinson-Jones – Residential Weekend

May 28, 2012 – 1:06 pm |

PSYCHODRAMA WORKSHOP
WITH
SIMON AND CAROL PARKINSON-JONES
RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND
at our home : 750 Mccallum Road, Takaka
Starts 7.30pm Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June, 4pm
Winter Special! $200 waged, $150 unwaged. Part Hands OK. To secure your place send deposit …

Using Our Spiritual Power to Balance World Chaos

March 14, 2011 – 2:21 pm | One Comment

By Rose Diamond
The way things are unfolding in the world I’m finding it difficult to hold a clear focus at times. Living with the degree of uncertainty posed by the possibility of another earthquake and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 316 – Better Than a Trip to Rarotonga

March 9, 2011 – 9:00 pm |

Forty nine days to go.
People keep saying to me: ‘If you believe it, it will happen’.
Yes, this is a great sign that I have some really cool positive minded people in my life.  I have …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 285 – Good News for a Change, Personal Sustainability and Faster Pussycat Kill Kill

February 6, 2011 – 8:50 pm |

First topic of today’s blog: I’ve always been a fan of David Suzuki.  Years ago I discovered his book ‘Good News for a Change‘ (also by Holly Dressel) and have been smitten ever since.  So …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 269 – Courage and Connection

January 20, 2011 – 8:50 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 269 – Courage and Connection

“There is no courage without fear. So fear is nothing to be afraid of – it is a doorway into courage.”  Sean Weaver
Each month we have some amazing writers stepping up to the plate for …

Your Conscious Life – Part Two – You Always Have a Choice.

January 15, 2011 – 9:02 pm | One Comment

What does living consciously mean to you? If I asked 20 different people what it means to live a conscious life, I’m sure I’d get twenty different answers.
One person might say living consciously is living …

How to Flourish in the Festive Season

December 22, 2010 – 11:12 am |

For many people, Christmas and New Year is a time for giving, relaxing and spending time with loved ones but for others it can be a time of loneliness and financial stress.
During this …

Great Lake Relay’s Mental Health Ambassadors Help All People Flourish

November 30, 2010 – 4:50 pm |

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce their team of celebrity ambassadors for the 2011 Great Lake Relay.
“The Foundation is very excited to have such inspirational New Zealanders pledge their support to help …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#189 – Great Parenting Comes From Great Self Love

October 28, 2010 – 5:54 pm |

I’ve just had a whole afternoon of Charlotte time.  And it was just what I needed.  Yes, my son was off with his father so it was just me, my dog and sweet, sun filled …

Ekodo: Compassionate Environmentalism

September 3, 2010 – 6:00 pm |

By Sean Weaver
Over the last twenty-five years of environmental practice, I have had countless opportunities to experience and reflect on how to enhance my effectiveness. I have had my fair share of failures and successes …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#96 – Personal Sustainability – Why It’s Right Up There With the Environmental Kind

July 21, 2010 – 3:00 pm | 5 Comments

So today, I hit the pillow.  Yes, that’s right, I took to my bed, pulled the bed-covers over my head and rested.  I slumbered.  I let go of everything – handed it over to everyone else – …

Teen Sex and Corporate Sustainability

July 2, 2010 – 8:16 pm |

Marc Gunther tells a joke comparing corporate sustainability and teen sex – you can find his original article here. The joke goes:
“Corporate sustainability is like teen sex. Everybody talks about it. Nobody does it very …

University of Canterbury’s ‘Eco-my-flat’ winners announced

June 11, 2010 – 10:26 pm |

9 June 2010
Grey-water recycling, foraging for apples and building cider presses, building glasshouses, growing extensive vegetable gardens and organising community events aren’t things you’d normally associate with student flatting.
But these are exactly the sorts of …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#25 – Kith and Kin.

May 10, 2010 – 10:26 pm |

(While I raise my son and grow my good news website).
Today I attended the funeral I’d been dreaming of for the past twenty years.  It was the funeral of an artist – vividly colourful, full …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#23 – Zen Baby Zen

May 8, 2010 – 3:41 pm |

(While I raise my son and grow my good news website to a subscription base of 100,000)
Well, we’re all a buzz here in the small city of Nelson, New Zealand as my family prepare for …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#21 – How to Let Go and Chillax While Your Grandmother Passes Over.

May 6, 2010 – 5:04 pm |

(…As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website)
If there’s one good thing about a death in the family – it’s the family.  I don’t know how you all deal with the inevitable …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#13

April 28, 2010 – 8:59 pm | One Comment

It’s time to ask the big question: what is hippydom? And how do you spell it? Today we’re chatting with one of Golden Bay’s big personalities – Annie Turner. She tackles the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation As I Raise My Son and Grow My Good News Website – Blog#12

April 27, 2010 – 8:59 pm |

Our first rainy day – hot chocolates on tap; apple crumble; stories under a rug; DVDs on repeat; time outside under a see through roof feeling the rain and the wind and the thunder booming …

Authentic Success; The Way of Simplicity

April 26, 2010 – 9:08 pm |

For the last few weeks I’ve been facilitating a 22 day process of transformation, building community and starting a new mentoring program for women leaders of the Whole New World, and that’s why you haven’t …

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