In a fast paced world where we expect everything to progress within a one hour TV time slot or from an instant message, activities like knitting illustrate that a deliberate, slower pace can refocus and renew our spiritual connectedness with the divine and therefore with one another.

How the activity of knitting can be a healing expression of love

Do you think that knitting is one of those obscure, old-fashioned activities that only old women do in their church basements or Senior Centres?...
 Grief researchers at Columbia University, challenge the notion that grief has five stages, and is a lengthy process. Through a wide range of studies, they looked at how people grieved, and found something quite different.

Grief research is challenging our current theories about grieving

When we lose a dearly loved companion, well-meaning friends may tell us about the five stages of grief we will go through. But do...
Mother's Day affords us the opportunity to discover the sspiritual ource of our mothering abilities

Mother’s Day : Finding the mother within each of us

Amongst the shelves of any bookstore lie countless weighty tomes with endless, often differing opinions on how to mother and what makes a good...
The understanding that nature benefits our mental and physical health seems obvious. However, the outdoors is now being touted as a new therapy called ecotherapy – or restorative contact with nature.

Feeling a nature deficit? Time for a little Ecotherapy

The understanding that nature benefits our mental and physical health seems obvious. However, the outdoors is now being touted as a new therapy called...

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