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Lighthouse

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We are each and every one of us a lighthouse, designed to shine bright and light the way for others. It is for us to let that light out and shine in full, reminding everyone we meet that they too are that light, for this light lives inside us all, and we are all here to shine and light the way home together.
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Self-care Moments: A moment with our body

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We have been living in this body of ours our whole life, but how many of us live every day with a deep awareness and appreciation of our body?
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Self-care Moments: A moment to breathe

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We have been breathing since the moment we were born but no-one teaches us how to breathe, and we usually do it with very little awareness of what we are doing, while we are busy doing other things...
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Self-care Moments: A moment to stop

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We tend to think of self-care as something we need to ‘do’ and we are already doing so much that we think we cannot do another thing and thinking about ‘doing’ self-care just makes us feel even more exhausted…
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Being married to a doctor

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What is it like, being married to a doctor? My gorgeous wife is an eye surgeon; we have been together for 16 years and married 7 years ago. When...
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The ABC of Self-care

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We are familiar with the acronym ABC when it comes to CPR, but what is the ABC of Self-care? CPR is a dramatic event that is required when we...
Photo of Easter full moon by Alan Johnston for article by Dr Anne Malatt on Easter in the time of Coronavirus

Easter in the time of Coronavirus: the only way ‘out’ is...

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Easter in the time of Coronavirus will be a very different Easter for most of us. As the world descends into chaos around us and we are asked to...
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Self-care: who is the self we are caring for?

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Self-care is a common topic of conversation these days, and we may think we should be doing more of it, but what is it? And who is the ‘self’...
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The purpose of food: to satisfy the senses or to nourish...

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I recently read an article on the use of food as medicine in cancer patients … it was complicated and left me feeling confused, when I had not been...
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The Art of Repose

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I have learned a lot about the art of repose lately. I learned it by breaking my big toe, which was a painful way to learn a lesson, but...

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