“In the depth of Winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible Summer.” ~ Albert Camus
with a good book
A SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD
This is the story of The New Alchemy Institute’s journey to find sustainable solutions for our basic human needs.
THE SECRET OF THE MINCE PIES
Monica Haughey’s collection of home-baking recipes gleaned from the memories, handwritten notes and scribbles of her late mother, Christina.
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has written a book just for kids. Incredible You! uses simple, uplifting rhymes to give kids their own tools for creating happiness.
Give A Gift
to someone you love
BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD
If you want to brighten someone’s day or bathe in healing light throughout these shorter Winter days, try one of the new range of Light Therapy lamps.
NORDIC ECO SHOWER
The Nordic Eco Shower head has a unique design for the ultimate balance of water consumption with shower performance, so there is less water and energy consumed but more showering satisfaction.
THIS LOVE FILLED SOUND
The poetry on this album by Venus CuMara, akin to that of Rumi, has been channelled as a way of bringing healing to a wider audience.
CORE NATURAL LATEX ORTHOPAEDIC PILLOW
Healthier for you and better for the environment. Total neck relaxation promotes free exchange of air and minimises snoring.
The Priceless Connections card reminds you of what’s important for you. The powerful image keeps your focus and positive energy where it matters.
Lots of other gifts, from Beeswax candles to Yoga mats and organic clothing, can be found at the new Joy Fountain store recently opened in Dublin.
Eat, Drink and …
CHOCOLATE MAKING KIT
Iswari’s “Goddess Gift” raw chocolate making kit. Now you can make your cake and eat it.
Great tasting, organic wine, packed full of anti-ageing antioxidants. Free delivery with every case purchased.
MR BEE’S MANUKA HONEY
A sweet treat that also helps to boost your immune system during the cold Winter months and beyond.
A sports bottle with a built-in water filter, for healthier hydration on the go.
New to Ireland, Waihi Bush is a range of Organic Flax Oils and Fibre’s to suit all the family. These are some of those good oils that actually aid health and well being.
THE HYDRO CLINIC
If you do happen to overdo it at Christmas, a great way to start the new year is a colon cleansing detox at The Hydro Clinic.
Pay A Visit
to somewhere special
THE LIVING ROOM
A dedicated silent space for any/all seeking a retreat in the city. It is a money free zone with books and CDs, Meditation, Chi Gung, Tai Chi and Yoga lessons to help you relax.
THE HEALTH STORE
Galway’s newest health food venture, now open in the Briarhill Shopping Centre, stocks a wide range of foods, supplements and body-care products.
Run by a group of artists, it hosts a big mix of events including The Red Monkey Tea Party, Dublin’s new weekly alcohol and drug free dance event.
some wonderful events
LIVING INSPIRATION WORKSHOP
Sat 11th Dec
1-day inspiring and interactive workshop aimed at getting in touch with your own body, mind and soul. For ongoing events and plenty of positive energy, contact Mal Convery.
NEW YEAR’S EVE SHAMANIC GATHERING
Fri 31st Dec
Sacred Circle; Drumming; Ritual Firewalk; Fireworks display; Chinese Lanterns; Trance Dance and Party Time. Light refreshments/food and wine will be served.
20th, 22nd & 23rd Jan
A demonstration by Igor Olivier Ezendam, an acknowledged performer, producing an incredible scale of 12 overtones in his voice, will be followed by a 2-day introductory teaching of Vocal Harmonics.
LIFE COACHING FOR A FRESH START
Fri 28th Jan
An intensive journey of positive self discovery, delving to the core of who you are, were and want to be. It offers a kick-start to personal and spiritual growth.
Sat 12th Feb
Hold hands in a love-filled circle, joining groups all over the world to Reclaim Love as the greatest gift at Valentine’s Day.
GOCAR CAR SHARING
On your way to and from events, you could save money, reduce pollution and traffic, while being more social within your local community, by joining GoCar Car Sharing.
AVOCA PAINTING SCHOOL
Lose yourself in creative activity and take home an absolutely unique souvenir of your visit. The first priority is to enjoy the process, and the resulting artwork is a bonus.
Free your mind and body with these nurturing, interactive group dance classes. Richard Stone hosts a weekly class in Dublin, and you get to try your first class for free.
the world wide web
Stories, journeys and readings by many of the world’s most famous authors and journeymen, from Ram Dass, Osho and the Hopi Elders to Eckhart Tolle, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and Deepak Chopra.
Do you ever feel like your cupboards are full, yet you never know what to cook? Enter a few ingredients into the recipe finder and it will find something delicious for you to make.
Keep In Touch
Congratulations to Siobhan O’Keefe, who won a trip to Sardinia by subscribing to our magazine last year. She seems to have had a great time in a beautiful place.
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