Dazzling December: Hello, Positive Lifers! We’re excited to bring you this lovely roundup of holistic news, products and events for the month of December. Our Winter 2019/20 issue has hit the shelves, featuring oodles of inspiring content from our regular contributors, as well as an in-depth look at yoga therapy, an exclusive interview with spiritual pioneer Jac O’ Keeffe and an amazing conversation with Shaman Durek. Our main feature is a tribute to the legendary spiritual teacher Ram Dass, celebrating his life’s work – just in time for the release of his new documentary ‘Becoming Nobody’! Read on to learn about the special event we have planned to mark the occasion…
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Our Positive Nights Plans
We have two fab December events coming up at Positive Nights! First of all, we are hosting the amazing ‘natural rebel’ April Danann on Thursday, December 12th, for a talk on ascension, climate change and shifting our consciousness. Click here to learn more about that and book your tickets. Secondly, we will be throwing our annual Christmas party on Thursday December 19th, featuring the beautiful music of John Bowker. You can learn more about that, or book tickets, using this link.
A Reflective New Year Retreat
The change from one year to another is an amazing occasion to withdraw from the hubbub of the outer world and find your inner stillness. If you are feeling the need to mark the New Year peacefully, be sure to check out this fantastic retreat in Mount St. Anne’s Retreat Centre, Co. Laois, co hosted by John Doherty and Michael Ryan.
Revel in the Solstice Experience
If you’re looking for a special way to mark the winter solstice, we highly recommend the Winter Solstice overnight experience, which takes place in Townley Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth, from 3.00 p.m. on Friday December 20th, to 2.00 p.m. on Saturday December 21st. Music, meditation and a trip to the revered passage tomb of Newgrange are just a few of the magical treats in store. To learn all about the event, click here. You can book your tickets below at:
Putting the Planet First
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Ram Dass’ New Documentary: Screening and Q & A With Director Jamie Catto
To mark our Winter 2019/20 homage to Ram Dass, we are screening his new movie ‘Becoming Nobody’, plus a Q&A with director Jamie Catto. This event will take place on Thursday January 16th, from 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. Our venue is the beautiful Irish Gospel Hall, Chapel Of Ease, 57 Irishtown Road, Dublin 4. The cost is a donation: €15 is suggested, but feel free to give whatever you can. Click here to find out all about it.
Spirals of Peace at An Tobar
Yearning for a deeply nurturing getaway this winter? If so, make sure you check out An Tobar, a Spiritan retreat centre that offers a beautiful space for rest and contemplation. We love one of the core concepts that guides their work: ‘a spiral of belonging’. This honours the fact that people participate in the community according to their particular calling, inclination and time.
Winter Warming Retreat in the Dublin Mountains
The Trailblazery are hosting a special Winter Warming retreat event at Orlagh House in the heart of the Dublin Mountains, from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on December 22nd. The focus will be on slowing down and unwinding before the beginning of the new year. They will be offering lots of relaxing therapies and classes, intimate music gigs, fireside chats, a choral performance, a winter warming feast and spiced mulled wine. Click here to read all about it.