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Happy Financial New-Year!

Did you celebrate the beginning of the new financial year on the 1st of July with a big party? … how exciting was it? What’s your resolutions for this financial new year … is it to spend less? Tis the financial new-year … that crazy time when we make resolutions not to spend so much … Continue reading

Celebrating the Mystical Winter Solstice

Once upon a time, mankind was much more in tune with nature. Research tells us that throughout history, the winter solstice have been celebrated for thousands of years by many different cultures. For much of humanity, the depths of the winter solstice is seen as the most mystical time. Astrologically, this event marks the longest … Continue reading

Mystical Winter

This article is an introduction to my ‘Living with the Seasons’ series of seminars, which is a component of the ‘Holistic Life-style Mentoring Course’. This article is adopted from various notes from a series of seminars, on-line courses and chapters of several books I’ve written on the topics. Living with the Seasons As we are … Continue reading

Autumn – the Season of Reflection

‘Who cares about the seasons’ … says ‘Harry the Hamster’ – peddling away at full speed on his hamster wheel. Every season seems much the same for those who aren’t attuned to nature. Most people usually consider that Autumn is just that season of transition from summer to winter. It’s typically when the temperature starts to … Continue reading

Lifestyle Coaching

Over 25 years as a Naturopath, I’ve observed how most health problems are due to a poor lifestyle. So, to improve our health, we need to improve our lifestyle. What is Lifestyle Coaching? Now-a days, with so many people suffering excessive stress, poor diets, lack of exercise, lack of sleep, caffeine dependency, tobacco and alcohol … Continue reading

7 Reasons Your NY Resolutions Fail … and How to Switch to Success!

7 Reasons Your NY Resolutions Fail For a start, sadly it’s a ritual that most people begin the new year with a massive hang-over. Let’s face it, what a way to set the scene for the year ahead? Symbolically, what we do the first day, lays down the blueprint for how the rest of the … Continue reading

Frustrations and Celebrations of a Naturopath

Naturopathy is an Interesting Profession Being a Naturopath is interesting in many ways. In some ways it can be very frustrating and in other ways very rewarding. It seems that now-a-days, so many people in our society are against Naturopaths. Especially those who are in the medical profession … and then all of the bureaucratic … Continue reading

Your Zest for Life

Recently I’ve been asked several times, how do I keep so motivated? Upon reflection, my reply is that I don’t put too much extra effort into it … it’s simply about applying a few basic principals as I‘ll share here. Also, I cover these in much more detail in my upcoming on-line ‘Awakening-Awareness’ course. The first … Continue reading

What is Awakening Awareness?

A friend recently asked me … isn’t ‘awakening’ and ‘awareness’ the same thing? What’s the difference between ‘awakening’ and ‘awareness’? I explain simply that ‘Awakening’ is a process. As such it’s doing an ‘action. As a verb it’s the masculine principle. On the other hand, I use the awareness as being the feminine principle. Awareness, as a noun is … Continue reading

It’s Spring! …

  As folklore tells us, spring is the season that reflects renewal, rejuvenation, rebirth, resurrection, regrowth and of new life and is seen as the start of better times ahead. It’s that refreshing time of year when we are awakening from the doldrums of winter and step out into a new world of growth. Springtime is … Continue reading