January

5

2017
The holidays. How were they for you (really)? If you had a brilliant time, that’s great. However, if your irritation at family members over the festive period has rumbled on into January and you’re finding it hard to shake off, you’re not alone. On the War to Peace workshop, we talk about what we are ‘feeding’ our emotional state. This might be nourishment (self-care, laughing with friends, meditation etc), or it might be junk (late nights, gossiping, addictive behaviours etc),…
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December

5

2016
There’s an old Chinese ‘blessing’ (that’s actually a curse) which goes ‘May you live in interesting times.’ I think we can safely say that, given world news over the past few months, we are most definitely living in ‘interesting times.’ As I write, the most recent of events that may be classed as such is the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. This, just like the Brexit vote that preceded it, has brought about a lot…
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November

14

2016
So you're right about this person. They really are disrespectful, rude, difficult, annoying, _______ feel free to fill in the blank with your own word that sums up the person you would happily NOT spend time with. You know you're right about them, because they do that thing that bothers you every time you see them or speak to them. You probably find that this person occupies quite a lot of your head space. In fact, it's quite likely that…
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