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Weeping for the Lost Ones

When I was in South Africa I had the privilege to work with a group of men who had been in the special forces under the old Apartheid regime. These men had been involved in state sponsored torture of their victims, mostly black Africans who were part of the struggle. What I learnt from working […]

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Breaking the Heart Open

Breaking the Heart Open Most of us enter the world of healing, meditation, yoga, new thinking and spirituality because we want to either feel better about ourselves or to improve our experience of reality – some of us enter because we have a burning desire to know the truth of who we are, or even […]

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Why do women betray one another?

Why do women betray one another? In all of my years socialising, meeting people, studying cultures and working with thousands of individuals, I’ve heard plenty of women use the word ‘whore’ or other derogatory words to describe another woman. Why is that? The feminine has been subjugated for so long that the only historical way […]

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Living from the Inside Out

Most of us had the experience in childhood of being told that truth was not welcome and we lived with the contradiction of being told ‘thou shalt not lie’ and the experiencing most of the adults around us doing just that – telling lies and being inauthentic. This caused an inner conflict in which the […]

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Adoption – Healing the Wound of Adoption Pt 1

In this episode Shavasti shares his work with adoptees and introduces us to a fresh way of looking at all those involved: the adopted child, the biological parents, biological grandparents and the adoptive parents. In a frank and compassionate manner Shavasti discusses the often hidden needs, roles, attitudes, feelings of everyone involved in order to […]

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Whose life are you living?

Whose life are you living? –          Stepping out of a life of disappointment   Each of us is born into a story that is already being told. The ghosts and the stories of the past are alive and well and much of the script of our lives has already been written. It is written without […]

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Keeping Secrets – A Life Limiting Habit

We’ve all heard the expression ‘the truth will set you free’, but what do secrets do? Keeping secrets has a function of either controlling others, keeping ourselves safe from perceived danger or retribution, or, believing that withholding information or feelings will somehow preserve other people’s perception of us. There are different types of secrets: 1. […]

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