We Create Our Reality

By Tanis Helliwell If you ask someone, “Who are you?” they will usually recount their roles and reply “I’m a mother,” or “I’m a graphic designer.” We are so identified with our work and family, as well as national, racial and religious roles, that we seldom step beyond these roles to examine who, or what, we really are. In…

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Ascension

Crucifixion and Ascension in the Modern World By Tanis Helliwell As Easter approaches I am thinking of the significance of Jesus’ crucifixion and ascension, its relevance to our modern world. This story is important, even if we are not Christians, as each of us will undergo ‘crucifixions’ on the path to enlightenment and Jesus illustrates what Spirit wants of…

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Newsletter – April 2014

April Newsletter is now here! Inside: Your Invitation to Tanis’ Meditation Retreat Video of Diamond Heart Article: Crucifixion and Ascension in the Modern World For full newsletter, link HERE Subscribe at the form to the right….

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Women Friends

By Tanis Helliwell Friendships between women are special. However, this article will not be about the great friends that woman are, or about the qualities that women value in friends. Instead, it will focus on startling scientific evidence showing that women with friends enjoy longer, healthier and more joyful lives. Women Friends Reduce our Stress A UCLA study shows…

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Celebrating Life

By Tanis Helliwell Work as if you don’t need the money, Love as if you’ve never been hurt, And dance as if no one is watching.          Anonymous The Situation In the last few years I’ve become increasingly aware of people saying that they are exhausted. Phrases such as “there’s too much to do; too little time; I don’t…

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Our Brothers and Sisters

Animals: Our Brothers and Sisters By Tanis Helliwell Science is discovering that animals have a wide range of feelings and intelligences. Some of these are quite similar to human and some are very different. Jane Goodall, well known for her work with chimpanzees, says that chimpanzees differ genetically from humans by only about 1%. They feel pain, share the…

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