Byron Reflections

Listening to your Inner Guru

Posted by Lesley Watson on

Listening to your Inner Guru

Listening to your Inner GuruI have been spending the last couple of days listening to a guru on youtube talk about finding peace. What he says makes a great deal of sense to me. Peace is an inside job, the world may be flipping and flopping around you but if you have some form of inner peace you can be more of an observer and less of a participant. So far he was making good sense the thing is he kept referring to methods that can be used to ease your inner dialogue and physical body but he never quite...

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A Sticky Alternative for keeping your Food Fresh

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A Sticky Alternative for keeping your Food Fresh

Yes, I wrap my leftovers in cling wrap and my sandwiches in aluminium foil. Yes, I know that cling wrap will take a very long time to breakdown in nature and that if consumed by wild life it has the potential to kill. I also know that aluminium foil leaks potentially harmful toxins linked to altzeimers but what else can I do? Where are the alternatives? I’m time poor and often energy poor and if it is not right in front of me then I will not see it. Well, apparently our ancestors had it all worked out before us,...

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Why is Organic better? Cosmetics and Skin care

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Why is Organic better? Cosmetics and Skin care

Why is Organic better?Cosmetics and Skin careSo why choose organic skin care and cosmetics over the more commercial alternatives? Organic makes you assume that the ingredients are pure and untainted but at the same time perhaps a little to expensive. Commercial brands are easy to get your hands on, cheaper but may contain some nasty chemicals.I did a quick survey with my friends on social media to get a fresh perspective and the results are unanimous. Starting with the question, ‘Why is organic better?”Janet, “ Because what you put on your skin eventually ends up in your body.”Deborah, “Because I...

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The Norm?

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The Norm?

Dr Gabor Mate’ has an interesting way of looking at life. The problem, you see is not in you, instead it is in how society responds to you. I love this he has flipped the whole thing upside down. When he talks about society he is referring to western society in particular. You see according to Dr Mate’ we all live on a scale of behaviours and characteristics, we all have the potential to slide one way or the other but it is connection with the people around us that dictates in which way we slide. I may feel isolated...

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