Secret of Happiness ~ Letting Go!

LETTING GO IS IMPORTANT TO PRACTICING HAPPINESS Have you noticed – the more you try to control, avoid, worry or manage other negative thoughts by reacting, answering back, chasing or even trying hard to shut down or suppress negative thoughts actually makes negative thoughts and the ‘power’ they seem to have over us – stronger.…

Q. Do Schools Kill Creativity? A. Hackschooling

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up ~ Pablo Picasso” Sir Ken Robinson suggests that Creativity is as important a consideration when it comes to Education as Literacy. He makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures, develops and does not…

Eh … Chef!? Seen it?

Ever worked in a restaurant? A Kitchen? Clangers and I went to see – CHEF – on the weekend, and it was – wonderful. So Jon Favreau plays Carl Casper, a talented Chef, who has traded the edgey-ness of his creative vision, his Authentic Self and Life, for security and a lot of dull! One…

Squirming about Thrush!

Don’t Sit On It! So the polite medicalized latin name for the cause of the ladies squirming is Candida albicans and it can become very uncomfortable if it gets out of hand and growing where we don’t want it too! Candida albicans is the fungal microbe that lives under ordinary conditions in our gut and…

Some Enlightened Zen Nonsense …

I find everything about Zen – hilarious and enlightening. I think a community of Zen Monks abiding in their infinite nature is my idea of a rollicking good time tip toe-ing between the form and the formless … here’s some Zen delights! ZEN KOAN “One day Chao-chou fell down in the snow, and called out,…

Workshop for Tecoma’s Future! WED May 21st ~ Coming?

brought to you by, … The Tecoma Village Action Group! Tecoma’s Future – Free Workshop The Shire of Yarra Ranges and the Tecoma Village Action Group invite you to participate in a Community Workshop with Mr Peter Kenyon, Australia’s foremost social capitalist and community enthusiast. FREE Workshop for the wider Tecoma community (anyone living in…