We have exciting news to share: our Winter 2020/21 issue has now been released! This one was a real labour of love, and we were delighted to create it for you. Thank you so much, Positive Lifers, for all of your support this year – one of the most extraordinary times in living memory – and we wish you a beautiful, restorative holiday season.
In our Autumn 2020 issue, we were pleased to share a short feature on THRIVE II, a documentary that puts forward many revolutionary suggestions for problems in our world. Since that issue went to print, we have had the pleasure of interviewing the filmmakers, and we will be featuring a four-page special feature on the documentary in our upcoming Winter issue. Read on to enjoy the piece from our Autumn 2020 issue!
Our resident sustainability and eco-living writer, Davie Philip, wrote a powerful piece on nurturing community connections in our Autumn 2020 issue. Read it below.
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.
In our Autumn 2020 issue, our resident meditation expert Sandy Newbigging provided us with a great reflection on the challenges and gifts of being a truth seeker. We previously published a sneak peek of this article to our website, and today, we’re sharing the whole thing. Read it below.
Positively Newsworthy: The Little Things is an addition to the Positively Newsworthy section of our magazine. In The Little Things, our editors share positive thoughts, reflections, and everyday moments of gratitude and hope that have uplifted them each season. Read their Autumn 2020 offerings below!
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.”
In our Autumn 2020 issue, Elle Fox of CNM (The College of Naturopathic Medicine) wrote about the drawbacks of gluten, while Svetlana Sidorova provided us with a great gluten-free recipe for Buckwheat and Almond Meal Bread. We can’t wait to try it out!
In our Autumn 2020 issue, we were honoured to feature a beautiful article on wisdom, letting go, and the gifts of our ancestors by Karolina Banaszkiewicz. Read on to enjoy her wonderful words.
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.