In early April, a crucial report in response to the COVID 19 pandemic by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin, found that Vitamin D plays a critical role in preventing respiratory infections, reducing antibiotic use, and boosting the immune system response to infections.
Points to ponder The basics: You’re alive You’re breathing Think about that... There’s no need to look for miracles. The way that breathing works is a miracle in itself. How do you value a breath? How much do you think a dying person would pay to be able to guarantee one more hour of breath? … Continue reading #Lifehacks: What we owe to ourselves
Yes I have come to the realisation that I am just not a natural blogger. I write so many things in the shower or, while out for a walk or while 'meditating' or driving...and they all sit there safely tucked in my head because I am finding it increasing hard to find or (maybe more … Continue reading Surfing the Light
I'm reblogging this from the lovely Julie Issac's Writing Spirit web site as maybe some of you out there have lovely stories to tell 🙂 Your true stories may be in demand by Chicken Soup For the Soul. Even if you've never been published before, submit a story. According to Ken & Dahlynn McKowen, … Continue reading Chicken Soup Series calling for submissions
I thought I'd talk a little today about altars and sacred spaces. What brought this topic to mind is the unfortunate state of the weather! We are having a lot of rain at the moment which is keeping us indoors more than usual. Nature is my favourite natural altar, but now that I am inside … Continue reading Sunday Story – Creating Altars and Sacred Spaces
What we practice we get good at, so what are we practicing? Peace or war? Love or fear? Judgement or compassion? There is certainly a sense of change growing on the Earth and even more so, there seems to be a real desire for positive change. We can choose to focus collectively on positive … Continue reading What we practice we get good at…
For some people life is a poem, for others it's a song, and there are those for whom it's a tragedy, or a black comedy or a giant, epic fantasy! Regardless of what way the story unfolds, the one guarantee is that a story is being written, one breath at a time. We are ultimately … Continue reading People of the Story
As science looks more and more at the human body with greater technology, we have begun to come full circle in understanding what the ancients knew about the heart, the brain, and divine consciousness. What is the heart? Is it more than just a pump for blood? Or could the truth about its power be … Continue reading 10 Things to know about the Power of the Heart
Here's a nice extract from a talk given by Prem Rawat recently: "It’s not about the what’s going on in the world. It’s about what’s going on in your life. It’s about what you see. What you feel. Do you feel your heart? Do you feel the passion to want peace in your life? Do … Continue reading You were made for joy..
I've been observing just how much we are influenced by the weather. It's no accident that the sun is so often used as a symbol for the divine and for inspiration. Without our inner and outer sunshine we wither and fade and so sun deprivation can actually manifest as depression, negativity and general gloom! … Continue reading 7 Ways to Survive Gloomy Weather