Retreat: THE SPIRITUAL ROOTS OF RESILIENCE – Nomadic Wisdom for our Changing Times

with  Alan Heeks and Cordelia Prescott Allanton Peace Sanctuary, near Dumfries Friday 18th – Sunday 20th September 2015 The times in which we live are truly challenging, and they invite a response of courage and resilience from us all if we are to take positive steps into our own future. New role models and guidance from great […]

Pilgrim Without Map or Boots – New lifeskills for uncertain times

I aim to have a retreat time of 3 – 4 days every quarter: it’s a good way to rest, renew, and review my direction. This time, I’m doing a self-guided retreat at the Northumbria Community, a centre in rural mid-Northumberland, inspired by the Celtic Christian monasteries which once flourished in this area. A spiritual […]

Resilience: a Glasgow Conversation

Resilience: a Glasgow Conversation – The Centre for Human Ecology in Scotland has been a trailblazer in exploring human sustainability and resilience for many years, so I was pleased to be invited as co-lead for this evening in Glasgow for them recently. The discussion we sparked was lively, well informed and involved twenty of us. […]

Workshop: The Natural Roots of Resilience: wisdom from the wood

Event: The Natural Roots of Resilience: wisdom from the wood – a retreat at Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury Resilience is the skills to nurture our wellbeing amid the rising levels of change and uncertainty that most of us face in everyday life. This weekend we’ll explore the roots of resilience in human nature: how […]