Category Archives: sleep

David Whyte on Resting

We have not long posted a David Whyte link – and this feels so seasonally appropriate, and so lovely, that we are indulging ourselves. With hope that – wherever you are, and whatever this time of year has meant and … Continue reading

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Alan Watts – You’re It

Alan Watts doing what he does…. On the nature of reality, and on fear. Deep and thoughtful. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling Exeter since 1994

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‘Lady Winter’ Theodora Goss

http://theodoragoss.com/2015/12/02/lady-winter/ This piece by Theodora Goss is absolutely beautiful, and profound. This darkest point in the year has a purpose and a wisdom, and we may all benefit from a visit to Lady Winter – the deep dreaming within (like the land … Continue reading

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Toko-pa – Redeeming Medicine of Dark Dreams

http://toko-pa.com/2015/06/30/redeeming-medicine-of-dark-dreams/ Interesting post from Toko-pa about her beginnings with dream work, which is so key to her own work and practice now:- ‘The deeper I went into my own darkness, the richer my life became.’ Or, as Jung puts it:- … Continue reading

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Evening Verse by Robert Aitken

On a cold November evening, click on the link to visit Dharma Spring on Facebook, for a post comprising this lovely photograph and verse by Robert Aitken:- EVENING VERSE ‘Falling asleep at last I vow with all beings to enjoy … Continue reading

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How to transform your sleep with the sun – Rebecca Tolin

http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/how-to-transform-your-sleep-with-the-sun Interesting article on Ayurvedic principles of sleep and well-being………. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Jon Keyes on Herbalism

http://beyondmeds.com/2014/10/29/mental-health-herbalism/ Click on the link for this interesting article by Jon on http://www.beyondmeds.com, sharing his knowledge of herbalism and holistic approach to healing and well-being. Here are a couple of older posts from Jon too:- https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/jon-keyes-traditional-healing-psychosis/ https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/jonathan-keyes-invisible-pain-recovery-from-psychiatric-drugs/ Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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