It’s 9.30 pm, and I have finished writing a story for my blog. I check FaceBook and see a promotion for Pachamama Alliance’s Awaken the Dreamer course. I click, and get drawn into the wisdom within. The online course is 2 hours so although I was planning on winding down to get ready for … More Terra Wicha Journeys to the Heart and Lungs of Planet Earth
I am aware air travel uses a lot of fuel and emits tons of carbon dioxide. As a promotor of humans becoming a restorer species rather than a consumer species, causing more devastation on the planet, I consider being a TreeSister a top way to ‘pay it back’.
TreeSisters actions address at least two very high ranking “Drawdown” solutions; 1. Reforestation of tropical forest #5 solution and 2. Women smallholders (ranks as number 62) TreeSisters works with Indigenous women partners to plant the forests and empowers and educates them at the same time. Educating girls rates as solution number 6. … More Top tip for Global Nomads to offset carbon miles
Clare Dubois invited me to feel my grief along with her and cry for what we have done, for what we have lost already and what we stand to lose, which is life on this planet. Her whole body conveyed the urgency to sequester carbon by stop extracting and destroying (raping) Earth and to start planting trees. Hers is the most passionate plea I have ever heard. I could feel her grief. It reawakened mine but rather than a numb despair I cried healing tears as I walked along the beach…We can channel our grief energy to change perceptions; we can create change. … More TreeSisters journey to a Billion Trees
Changing the Story of Plastic As I sit upstairs looking out towards Mount Agung, the bubbling creek cascading into a pool of lilies, I can easily forget the rest of the world. Coconut trees wave in the breeze, the hen chuckles, and the white clouds are covered by thicker clouds tinged with grey and rain. … More Changing the Story of Plastic
It has been a while since my last post. I have been immersed in learning a compassionate communication and mediation technique called Non-violent communication and pondering travelling to locations in the world where wild life, landscapes and cultures are most likely to be exposed to radical change. The Pachamama Alliance game Changer Intensive provided insights … More Plans for Travel & House sitting in 2017
When a subject keeps popping up, curiosity sends my research brain into action. The latest is the ‘Power of Words”. I became aware of Positive Psychology and Positive Affirmations in the 1980’s when Zig Ziglar informed me that my life would be more successful if I called stop lights ‘go lights’. Louise Hay persuaded me … More Connecting the power of words, our minds, relationships and the planet.
Most Mindfulness practitioners want to spread the joy and freedom of suffering that practicing Mindfulness can bring. It can actually change your brain. As more people experience the interconnectedness, compassion with equanimity and awesomeness of Nature we have a chance of healing the planet. … More My Mindfulness Journey and Information to launch yours.
New Zealand has recognized a National Park as a legal entity – same legal rights, powers, duties and liabilities of a legal person.Marine mammals urgently require this status. If whales could have legal status as an entity they could be represented to have rights to travel freely to breed in the Great Australian Bight. … More The Great Australian Bight as a legal entity.
This short video links to todays earlier post and a blog I posted in relation to the 10 day blog challenge. The Heroes Journey
The News, even from Get Up can be pretty gloomy stuff if you are working hard to bring people of all race, gender and mindsets to focus on what we need to do to survive as a species on this planet. … More Changing the Story