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Healthy Eating in Mid Winter

So have you started on a healthy diet with lots of salads and raw vegetables to get healthy again, after the Christmas excess?  Maybe you have been feeling under the weather for quite a few months and decide that this … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating to Save the Planet

A couple of years ago, I realised that my training in Naturopathic nutrition taught us a Systems Approach to health through the naturopathic philosophies.  A Systems Approach theory stresses the interactive nature and interdependence of external and internal factors in an … Continue reading

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How do you get better sleep?

Sleep problems are extremely common these days and once one looks at the things that one can do to help, it becomes clear that the average lifestyle is not at all conducive to a good night’s sleep.  That said, there … Continue reading

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Back to the Office

The summer season at Green and Away is over for another year, the days are growing shorter and it is time to re-evaluate work.  Green and Away was a great success this year with great events and wonderful volunteers and … Continue reading

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Christmas Present Madness

A friend recently posted on Facebook: “I really, really want to support local traders and craftsmen this Christmas. It would be so much easier to do so if they didn’t sell such tacky, useless and – most disappointingly – artless … Continue reading

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Autumn – a time of reflection and preparation

Life sometimes feels as if a meandering stream has become a full flood river.  The Hopi Indians made a poem about this time and in it they say… There is a river flowing now very fast. It is so great … Continue reading

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The power of not-doing

This time next week I will be in Sinai leading a group to build Gwoona Dam and to go on a desert retreat. Sometimes we need to get right away from all things familiar in order to find ourselves – … Continue reading

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