Bhutan measures success in terms of ‘Happiness’, not GDP

Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. Now its ideas are attracting interest at the UN climate change conference in Doha. A series of hand-painted signs dot the side of the winding mountain…

In the Fast Lane … at Monbulk

I intensely disliked being rushed and yet … I seem always to be in a rush. How annoying! So recently I have been frequenting the pool at Monbulk, the glamorous new tiled and heated excitement in what could be an unexpected plane hanger. I like it, I like the vibe. I like the change rooms.…

The New Flower Essences …

… Combining Ancient Technology with Future Science Flower essences are a profound form of energy medicine and have long been part of the tradition of Earth-based and Shamanic healing. For millennia, healers of all descriptions have accessed and utilized the intelligence inherent in Nature for a variety of purposes, particularly personal transformation. From Ancient Egypt,…

Mindfulness Meditation Classes in Tecoma

Meditation Basics Meditation Basics provides students with an introduction to seated practice. Using Khentrul Rinpoche’s book, An Authentic Guide to Meditation, students delve into the Buddhist view of meditation and learn tools and techniques to connect with a deeper level of mind. Each session explores meditation philosophy and the mind and offers guided practice. There…