Alex’s Morning Routine

Over the years the first 2-3 hours of my day, my morning routine, have looked vastly different. They have in fact been the extreme opposites. For a period I would wake early, have a shower, brew a coffee and get straight to work at 06:00. These days the first 2-3 hours of my day are

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7C Model of Resiliency

In my first article I introduced the concept of resilience, and in a recent article I discussed potential barriers to resilience. In this article I want to discuss ways we can enhance our resilience, specifically through the 7C model of resiliency. The 7C Model Of Resilience Control: Having sense of control/autonomy of our lives has been

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Boy vs Man Psychology

Boy vs Man Psychology In the book ‘King, Warrior, Magician, Lover‘ the authors do a great job of breaking down the masculine psyche. An incredibly helpful passage discussed the differences between boy vs man psychology. And this is the topic of today’s blog. However, in order to do this we need to touch on the structure of

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Grounding: Why should I do it?

What is Grounding? Grounding, or Earthing, is the act of connecting directly with the Earth. Very rarely in our day to day lives do our naked feet actually touch the Earth anymore, we now opt instead to wear shoes and sleep on beds that separate us from the ground. Thousands of years ago we would

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Holotropic Breathwork

I recently attended a day-long workshop in Holotropic Breathwork, organised by Holotropic UK. Holotropic means ‘becoming whole’. And that is certainly what I felt during my first holotropic breathwork session. There were 18 of us attending and after an introduction to the day we partnered up, with one of us ‘breathing’ in the morning, the

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Spirituality

Spituality – what even is it? I’ve viewed myself as someone who is spiritual for quite some time. We often here a comment along the lines of “I’m not religious but I am spiritual”. While I had a sense of what I meant by this, I was also very aware of my inability to fully

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Our Identity And Our Health

Identity. This blog post is inspired by a podcast I listened to this morning between Rich Roll and Zac Bush, on The Rich Roll Podcast. I highly recommend seeking it out (click here), and listening intently. Our identity, the story we have created for ourselves (or perhaps more accurately, often, the story we took on during

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Wisdom

Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul. —Epicurus (341–270 BC)2 Since I can remember I have always admired those who I have viewed

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My Psychedelic Journey Begins

I think it was Aubrey Marcus who first got me interested in psychedelic substances. This was quickly followed by Michael Pollan’s book, How To Change Your Mind. Since then, I have been reading and listening to everything I can find on psychedelics. I was instantly hooked, and intrigued by what almost felt like a calling(!). During

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