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Talking clutter.

I was recently asked to by Time Inc to be interviewed for a special publication they were launching titled ‘Declutter Your Life’. It is now available to buy from many newsagents and supermarkets. “When we think of clutter, we think of the unnecessary
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Posted in Blog on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Is Mindfulness Meditation BS?

Has the spiritual practice of meditation been cheapened by being used as a therapeutic tool? Or is there really no contradiction between using meditation to reduce stress and using it to explore spirituality? There was a great article I read recently in WIRED
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Posted in Blog on Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Ram Guha on the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.

Ramachandra Guha: ‘Ruling party’s bigotry is reinforced by TV channels spreading hate and suspicion’ Ramachandra Guha speaks out against the murder of friend and fellow Bengalurian Gauri Lankesh. The 55-year-old editor of Kannada weekly tabloid by her name “Gauri Lankesh” was gunned down
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Painter, auteur, enigma, murderer.

What would you make of a woman who killed her grandfather – and did a portrait of him as he lay dying?  Here’s an article on “something crazy special.” “In February, 1943, eight months before she was murdered in Auschwitz, the German painter
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Staggering numbers ‘tip of the iceberg’.

While I can see that the numbers here are staggering – and therefore make the news – I would like to see the Guardian follow up on on stories like this and track what is actually being done about it. Journalism is at
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Posted in Blog on Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Greek poetry in the shadow of austerity.

In my recent post on Anna Pasternack’s “Lara” I bemoaned the fact that, in the West today, we are not as sensitive to poetry as the Russians were – and are still. It turns out I may have been wrong. Here’s an article
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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How Did ‘Witch Hunt’ Become the Complaint of the Powerful?

I’m not sure I’ll ever really understand Donald Trump but here’s a fascinating article on the psychology of his self-serving paranoia. How Did ‘Witch Hunt’ Become the Complaint of the Powerful? “The figures in Trump’s demonology all have one thing in common: They
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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Beyond Mindfulness.

Caroline Phillips is an award-winning freelance journalist who has contributed to most of the British nationals. Recently Caroline published an article on Huffington Post where she discussed The Magic of Manifestation and working with Shomit Mitter.      Beyond Mindfulness: The best way
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Posted in Blog on Monday, April 24, 2017
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Be happy, not mindful.

Excellent article in the Guardian this week. Mindfulness matters – but we must be careful not to get so wrapped up in ourselves that we forget to love, to care, to support people outside our sometimes solipsistic, health-driven bubble. Read it HERE

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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