Breaking Up With My Spiritual Guru

Breaking up with my spiritual guru was not easy.  I feel like I am having to start the process of discovery and self-identity all over again.  I have to take each of my beliefs and examine them clearly to see if they are the bricks I want to build my life with. It is uncomfortable and part of me wishes to run and bury my face in Doreen’s skirts, but I also recognise this as an incredible opportunity for growth and adventure.

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Lots of sunshine and no rules!

I’m sitting in the sunny garden of the Auckland hostel where I am staying. It is a beautiful day – hot, yet peaceful. A few other travellers chat softly in the garden, which backs onto Western Park with its lovely expanse of trees and greenery.  I’m contemplating my next moves: decisions which have caused me more…

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The Strength in Surrender

“You don’t have to figure it all out, you don’t even have to be ready, you just have to trust yourself enough to take the first step.” – Kristin Lohr As you know, in January I am packing my bags and heading off to New Zealand on my own for a while – months, a couple…

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Book Review: Spirit Junkie by Gabrielle Bernstein

I felt very drawn to reading this book and intuitively knew that it could be a massive help on my journey inwards.  But, curiously, I experienced some strong internal resistance at certain points whilst I was reading it.  I realised after a while that it was the fearful side of me that was trying to put up…

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