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The Wonder of Hemp Clothing – Clothing and Textiles

The Wonder of Hemp Clothing – Clothing and Textiles

Say the word hemp and you are bound to get mixed reactions. Mostly confused with its psychedelic cousin, marijuana, industrial hemp is quite different and has multiple uses including textiles/clothing, paper, food, building materials and even fuel. It is the longest and strongest plant fiber and is in fact so versatile […]

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Why Bother with Organic Clothing?

Why Bother with Organic Clothing?

It makes sense to eat organic  – the food you eat actually goes INTO your body, so best to minimize on the chemicals right (?) But why bother with stuff you put ONTO your body – especially when organic clothing is usually more expensive and not as widely available as […]

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The Case for Conscious Consumption

The Case for Conscious Consumption

First Things First  The first rule of conscious consumption is to ask yourself – “Do I really need this?” I get it – shopping is fun – in fact shopping releases dopamine into your brain – the same hormone as if you were to take drugs – its powerful stuff. […]

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7 Notes on Amor Fati: A Magic of Raw Power

7 Notes on Amor Fati: A Magic of Raw Power

This is my first guest article contribution by acclaimed Author, coach and teacher of practical magic, Carolyn Elliot. I chose to include this in Dear Earth People as a continuation of our conversation on shadow integration and harnessing the magical power we all possess that frees us from the noose of […]

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YOU are the gift. RESISTANCE knows it.

YOU are the gift. RESISTANCE knows it.

Review of The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.  Its been a while since I last wrote — either consistently or at all. A common ailment this procrastination. That nagging feeling that cannot be shaken — brought upon mostly (if not entirely) by fear — the fear of failure and success. Of ridicule and admiration. Of […]

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The Earthful Life Interview Series

The Earthful Life Interview Series

 Talking to Carolyn Elliot :  Witch, Online Maven and Lover of our Kinky Universe This is my first in a series of interviews with people living what I consider to be an Earthful life — people living out their passions whilst also being conscious of their work and how it affects themselves, others […]

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The Path Will Appear

The Path Will Appear

The path will appear — just take the first step so they say — and although I would love to believe that wholeheartedly, something (not sure what — fear of judgement probably?) holds me back — back just enough to make things that much more difficult — the starting, the writing, the trusting — the really knowing this to be true. I […]

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Forgiveness — A Spiritual Selfishness

Forgiveness — A Spiritual Selfishness

I was not expecting to write about forgiveness — it’s a pretty widespread topic, particularly in “spiritual” circles so what else could I add (?) But… First thing this morning this quote popped into my inbox — one of the most unique — and accurate I think — ideas on the concept of forgiveness — and perhaps an apt topic […]

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Forgetting to Joy — Why gratitude journals don’t always work

Forgetting to Joy — Why gratitude journals don’t always work

Joy. Often spoken of and analysed but not often felt — and strangely enough often pushed away with skepticism… One thing the path has laid before me is Joy — not just the concept — or even the feeling — but the true knowing or experiencing of Joy. And a challenge. Dare I feel it more often that […]

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Bali, land of lushness and volcanoes. (Skitterphoto)

The Gift of Bali

Behind the facade of yoga yuppies, EPLers (that’s Eat, Pray Lovers), voracious vegans and equally voracious party-goers, Real Bali reveals itself to those that dare to avail themselves with sincerity. The thing is Bali reveals itself to you as a reflection of yourself either way. Sometimes, you will like what […]

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