Charlie Cannon and his sister only just survived a car crash: he fell asleep at the wheel. It took Charlie a long time to come to terms with the accident and the terrible mistake he had made. Now he works as a coach and an expert in resilience who teaches others how to overcome their […]
Herbalist I don’t treat diseases, I treat people with problems, Kirsten says. Kirsten Hartvig Rowley is a naturopath, medical herbalist and author. When she sees patients, she looks at the whole person and finds a treatment based on natural herbal remedies and lifestyle changes. She believes that reconnecting with nature can help to heal us […]
Meg James, an accredited meditation and mindfulness teacher who is passionate about sharing a modern approach to ancient practices, has shared a short guided meditation with us, which will help you surrender and release painful emotions. Meg is a practitioner on the InsightTimer App.
The Self-Compassion Pioneer Having compassion for oneself is really no different than having compassion for others, says Dr. Kristin Neff. Yet we turn out not to be very good at the first. Neff, a leading expert on self-compassion, is an associate professor at the University of Texas in Austin. She is a professor, bestselling author […]
Indigenous Peoples Explorer He lived with tribes in Africa, South-America, Greenland and the Himalayas. He has filmed himself taking hallucinogenic potions, which he credits with helping to heal his traumas. Bruce Parry, a former Royal Marines Officer and award-winning documentary maker, says there’s something about the connectedness of indigenous people that nourishes mental health far better […]
Breath Guru It only took Alan Dolan 45 minutes, ‘and the world was a different place.’ Dolan had given up a high-flying international career to find ‘a life’. After his first Transformational Breathing session Dolan realized he had been depressed since he was 12, but also that he had a calling. Now a well-known breath […]