A Simple Way to Find Understanding, Peace and Wisdom

January 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Nature Space

Last semester at university I taught the wonderful poem The Thought-Fox by Ted Hughes, and I was struck at how incredibly rich natural metaphors can be to describe the human condition.  It’s something that I try and tap into in my own writing, both here at The Calm Space and in my personal creative writing, […]

A Suburban Storm

August 3, 2009 by  
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With her incredible way with words Amy again entices us with an invitation to experience a summer storm with her – with lessons about regret, the power of nature and abandoning the shackles of expectations. You’ll be entranced…

The Spider, The Seed & The Swallow: 3 Lessons on Trust from Nature

July 1, 2009 by  
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Once again, Amy graces our pages with her beautiful photography combined with evocative words on three lessons we can learn about Trust from the wonder that surrounds us in nature…

Waves of Kindness

June 1, 2009 by  
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When our minds are feverish with worries and cares, sometimes it takes a very special place, a very special moment, to heal us with the waves of kindness… Welcome Amy Palko to our writing team!

Listening to the melody of life

August 1, 2008 by  
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We’ve all got beautiful music within us. Join Karen as she shares five ways of unlocking your inner melody and letting it sing.

Keeping it simple…

July 1, 2008 by  
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How hard is it to keep things simple these days? Even here at The Calm Space, where Simplicity is one of our key values, we sometimes find it hard to keep things simple. Karen shares 5 ways to find simplicity and joy, every single day…