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What’s The Key To Transforming Ourselves?

My latest Huffington Post UK blog post is called “Is Our Key To Happiness Unlocking Who We Spiritually Are?” and it includes the story of a man whose drug addiction ...

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Do Sleepless Nights Have To Be Restless?

My latest blog has been posted on the new website called The News Hub. The article is a spiritual response to the idea that this month is “Stresstember” in the Northern Hemisphere, and ...

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Is There Any Way Out of Incurable?

My latest blog has been posted on a new website called The News Hub. The article is a response to the news that Robin Williams had Parkinson’s Disease and questions surrounding ...

Messages of forgiveness...and self-forgiveness!

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How do you heal a hurting heart?

“Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing,” according to the 1955 movie featuring William ...
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An ‘utterly forgiving spirit’ – good for your happiness and for your health.

“You must have an utterly forgiving spirit.” These are beautiful but demanding ...
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A British woman’s amazing response to tragedy offers a healthy example

Forgiveness, it seems, is becoming increasingly fashionable. At least in theory. From ...

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Two Consciousness Journeys Out Of Deep Depression

My heart goes out to Robin Williams and his family. My heart goes out to everyone suffering from depression. My heart goes out to anyone tempted to commit suicide. I can’t speak as an expert about either suicide or depression. But I can offer this adapted blog with two stories of hope, showing that sometimes celebrities and […]

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When The Beatles Sang “All You Need Is Love”…Were They Right?

My latest Huffington Post UK blog has been posted, as: Is Love Actually All We need? Here is an excerpt: Yet one type of love is conspicuous by its absence – the divine Love which has brought both solace and healing for millennia, and which still rescues many from grief, from broken hearts, and even […]

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Does ‘Big Data’ Miss The Bigger Picture Of Things That Can’t Be Measured?

My latest Huffington Post UK blog has been posted, as: Can ‘Big Data’ Value Who We Truly Are? Here is an excerpt: Big data undoubtedly has great potential to serve society when employed with integrity. But big data, framed in terms of materialistic measurements, can also miss the mark both on the human scale of individual […]

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We CAN turn our backs on our ‘constant inner critic’

I recently saw Arianna Huffington in a lively talk hosted by Tazeen Ahmad on behalf of the London’s ‘School of Life’ in a former Christian Science church beautifully refurbished as a conference centre. The editor-in-chief of the online newspaper The Huffington Post – on which this blog was first posted – was speaking on what she calls the Third Metric – a […]

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A word from the wise – forgiveness benefits the forgiver, too!

My latest blog on BuzzFeed is a kind of two-step dance…a photo log of quotes on forgiveness from celebrated figures such as Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela and Mary Baker Eddy.  Then, based on the latter’s ideas on spirituality and healing, some of my own musings on why forgiving can be good for your health. It is called: 7 (Healthy) Reasons To Let In […]

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Me, the House of Lords, Russell Brand…and a spiritual pioneer!

Last week I attended a book launch at the House of Lords hosted by former Archbishop Rowan Williams. Today, my resulting review of the occasion put me side by side with Russell Brand on the front page of Huffington Post Books (see below). More importantly, it’s great to see the subject in question highlighted in a “featured blog”, since the […]

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Once an addict, always an addict? It ain’t necessarily so!

My latest piece is my gambling healing in narrative form. This is a new publication for me, with an engaged readership, so please do share generously, if you genuinely like the piece, published in MindBodyGreen under the headline: I Was Addicted To Gambling. Here’s How I Overcame It. Here is an excerpt… Still, it never occurred to […]

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Is addiction a disease or a lack of self-control? A survivor’s view.

My latest post is a reflection on my twentysomething addiction to gambling and finding full and final freedom from it through a process of spiritual growth. It has been published in The Christian Science Monitor as “Reversing addictions: Is it possible?” Here is an an excerpt… Every time we tragically lose valued celebrities, such as singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse and actor Philip […]

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Is the key to healing a more spiritual thought?

If homeopathy works for some of the people some of the time might it be pointing to even more intriguing possibilities? My latest article published on BuzzFeed as “Homeopathy, Placebos And The Healing Power Of Our Thinking!” explains how a pioneer thinker on health took just that view. Below is an excerpt… Take homeopathy, conceived in 1796 by German physician Samuel Hahnemann […]

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AIDS – how deeply can love remove the stigma?

When it comes to dealing with AIDS can love overcome stigma…and more? The article below was published on the Huffington Post UK as: Is There a Healthier, Healing Way to See Ourselves? Below is an excerpt… The grateful father attributed the return of health to a spiritual understanding of identity – one poetically captured in a Mindy Jostyn song […]

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