We are huge fans of CNM (The College of Naturopathic Medicine), who provide expert, science-based training and education in a variety of holistic health disciplines, including Naturopathy, Nutrition, Herbalism, Homeopathy, Biomedicine and so much more. If you want to learn about these subjects, the great news is, they’re holding an online open day on January 30th!
Our brand-new Winter 2020/21 issue is out, and we can’t wait to hear what you think of it! One of our eagerly anticipated sections is Positive Vibes, a round up of holistic events, products and offerings we are loving this season. Read on to enjoy the Winter edition!
Hello, Positive Lifers! We are thrilled to share that our Winter 2020/21 issue is fresh off the presses. The theme of our Winter issue is ‘sovereignty’, and we loved reading our regular writers’ thought-provoking interpretations on this theme. Our cover stars this issue are Foster Gamble and Kimberly Carter Gamble, the makers of Thrive. They spoke to us about their incredible new documentary, THRIVE II, which puts forward startling and innovative solutions to many of the pressing issues we face in our world. Teal Swan spoke with us about the profound opportunities being offered to humanity at this time, while Mas Sajady discussed how our true freedom begins when striving ends.
Do you want to know how to support your immune system using nutrition over the winter months? If so, we recommend this very helpful webinar by CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine) on Wednesday December 2nd.
During this webinar, Nutritional Therapist and CNM Graduate and Claire O’Brien will discuss:?
- The Immune System and how it works?
- How food influences an immune response?
- Prebiotics and probiotics?
- Specific nutrients to support immune function?
Learn more and book your place here.
On Wednesday November 25th at 6 p.m., CNM (The College of Naturopathic Medicine) invites you to tune in to their latest Health Coach panel discussion, talking about a new recognition in the importance of an integrated healthcare system, and how Health Coaching fits in.
Integrative Healthcare seeks to combine the best of Western scientific medicine with a broader understanding of the nature of illness, healing and wellness and is where the patient and practitioner are partners in the healing process.
Join CNM’s panellists and pioneers of this collaborative approach to find out how they view the future of integrated health care:
- Dr Jasmeen Mehta – MBBS BSc (neuroscience) FSRH DRCOG MRCGP, NHS GP
- Maria Trindade – CNM Health Coach Course Director
- Izabella Natrins – Professional Standards and Development Director, UK Health Coach Association
- Ali Mortimer – Successful Health Coach, founder of Heal Yourself Happy
You can learn more and book your place here.
If you’ve ever been curious about Pranic Healing, now is your chance to learn more about it! We are great fans of healer Joan Hunt, of the Institute of Pranic Healing UK & Ireland, so we were excited to learn that she is offering a short course in Pranic Healing. This course will specifically focus on how this modality can be used to bring about healing of the self. The eight-hour course will take place over two days, via Zoom.
On Sunday the 22nd November at 3pm Irish time, Paul Congdon will be interviewing Martin Duffy about ‘The Elements of Shamanism’, an exciting new look into the history and cosmology of shamanism, and the realms and techniques of the shaman. Paul will be relating it to the modern day and contextualising the conversation around the current climate and how we can use these tools to find wisdom and healing for ourselves and others.
During this very special Positive Nights event, we will be joined by Rob Coffey and Dr Darragh Stewart (Phd), co- founders of Inwardbound Psilocybin Retreats in the Netherlands, to talk about the promise and challenges facing the emerging field of psychedelic therapy.
We will be looking at some maps of consciousness associated with psychedelic therapy, how psychedelics can be used in a therapeutic way, and some of the risks associated with psychedelic therapy.
Rob Coffey is a psychotherapist (IACP pre-accredited), and since 2013 has been training as a Transpersonal Therapist at the Irish Centre for Shamanic Studies (Dunderry Park).
Dr Darragh Stewart has a Phd in plant genetics and is a co-founder of Inwardbound.
This event will take place over Zoom on Wednesday November 25th at 7.30 p.m. Irish time. If you are located outside Ireland, please check what this time will be in your local time zone. The link and login details will be sent to all ticket holders the day beforehand.
Book your place here.
“Inwardbound provide legal psychedelic retreat programmes with a 5 day psilocybin retreat in the Netherlands as the focal point. Our programme has a pre-screening and integration process supported by our team of facilitators.Our programmes combine best practice in psychedelic facilitation with a range of integration methods.
Our methodology is based on the work of Dr Stan Grof. We provide a safe container for you to maximise your experience with psilocybin in order to access your own inner healer.”
We are pleased to share that we will be holding a special comedy event over Zoom on Tuesday November 3rd. Positive Laughs promises to be an evening filled with jokes from three great international comedians. This event will take place at 7.30 p.m. Irish time.
This is also 7.30 p.m. in Britain.
7.30 p.m. Irish time is 2.30 pm. in the U.S. Eastern Time zone, and 11.30 a.m. in the U.S Pacific time zone. If you live in a different area of the world, please check what 7.30 p.m. Irish time equates to in your local time zone, and email us at email@example.com if you have any concerns.
If you are not located in Ireland, please check what time this will be in your local time zone. Ticket holders will be emailed with the Zoom link and login details a day before the event. A replay will also be sent to all ticket holders the next morning, to accommodate those who cannot make it live, or wish to watch it again at a later date.
Click here to book your tickets.
Read on to learn more about the comedians!
Recently seen on BBC’s “Comedy Underground” and Comedy Central’s “Alternative Comedy Experience”, Carlin has gained critical acclaim and a growing fan base with his original, insightful material and his accomplished delivery. He is increasingly expanding his following on the international comedy scene, performing across Asia and Europe. Chosen as one of Stewart Lee’s “Ten Best Stand Up Comedians Ever” Carlin has supported Stewart Lee, Stephen Merchant & Tom Stade on their British tours. His memorable routines are skilfully delivered in his deadpan Scottish brogue.
“A cult favourite among fans of the sharper end of stand-up” Guardian
“Hysterical… passionate, driven intelligence” – Chortle
Aidan has performed 7 one-man show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, was a ‘highlight’ at Glastonbury Festival 2017 and in the same year, he was nominated for best comedian at The World Fringe, Australia. He’s one of the world’s most travelled comedians having shared his unique style of comedy in over 35 countries. ‘Master class in satire’ – Bunbury Magazine
Sharon is a hilarious Irish comedian living in Amsterdam. She has a delightful, quirky and unique comedy style that will leave you in stitches. “Sharon is a joy to watch and one of the best up and coming acts in Europe.” Magners International Comedy festival.
This event will take place on Tuesday November 3rd at 7.30 p.m. Irish time. We can’t wait to experience these comedians’ hilarious sets!
Click here to book your tickets.
If you’re looking for a way to deeply warm your heart and feed your precious SOUL this winter, we highly recommend joining Judith McAdam and her wonderful team for a 3-hour Zoom morning retreat on the 18th October. Click here to book your place, or read on to learn more about it.