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    There are many ways to relate both openly and with integrity. Is ethical non-monogamy for you? What is ethical non-monogamy? Ethical non-monogamy (ENM) is a growing trend in society. ENM ...

  • Roslyn Saunders

    Are you dying a codependent death?

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  • Bianca Hunter

    From breakup to breakthrough

    Relationship endings can be powerful new beginnings if we choose to let them be. Just as the earth orbits the sun, we, as sentient beings, are drawn in by the ...

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    A fearful and traumatised kitten arrived at my home. Her arrival and her presence in my life opened the door for me to heal my wounded heart, and led me ...

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    They’re uninvited guests to our banquet of love. They will get us where they want us if we don’t deal with them. We all want the same things: good health, ...

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  • Georgie Tansley

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  • Martin Oliver

    A new deal for nature

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  • Michelle Janssen

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    5 tips for harnessing true power

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  • The ‘sexy, spiritual, successful woman’ ideal – why it hurts us

    It’s a female sexuality course, a yoga training, or a detox program that ‘teaches you how to be female’ – the ‘right’ kind of female: sexy, slim, successful – and let’s not forget the one feature that makes it all cool – spiritual. For years this has bothered me. As a yoga teacher and health professional, I’ve innately felt that there’s something really icky ...

  • Letting go of love

    “There has been no failure – simply a learning experience for the soul.”   It’s only natural to want to ...

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    Meditation has been scientifically proven effective in reducing stress – a major health issue in modern life – and has ...

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