Thursday , 19 October 2017


There Is No Reason


What if things don’t happen for a reason. What if they just happen. We are meaning making creatures, it’s our habit, it’s how we exist in the world. We WANT things happen for a reason because it gives us comfort, especially when things are really, really shit. But. When terrible things happen – and someone says to you ‘everything happens ... Read More »

Podcast – Accepting a Healing Pathway – with Professor Judy Atkinson


In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks Professor Judy Atkinson about Accepting a Healing Pathway. They explore questions including: What does the virtue of acceptance mean for you? How do you apply acceptance in your own life – and in your work? You work in the area of ‘healing’ – what is that ... Read More »

Books to Explore The Virtue of Acceptance

books explore acceptance

The Happiness Trap By Dr Russ Harris   What if almost everything we believed about finding happiness turned out to be inaccurate, misleading, or false? And what if those very beliefs were making us miserable? What if our efforts to find happiness were actually preventing it?   A growing body of scientific research suggests that we are all caught in ... Read More »

The 4 Aspects of Acceptance – By Jean Sheehan


Acceptance is a huge concept in such a wide range of topics.  Not only does it define nations and families but it is a key trait when it comes to self love and setting boundaries.   Self-Acceptance Self acceptance is a key part of self love.  When you look at yourself in the mirror do you see you beauty inside ... Read More »

Learning to Allow – By Fiona Lindsay


If you’ve ever heard of The Law of Attraction (the movie “The Secret” and all that goodness), then learning to understand the Law of Allowing will be easy.  As soon as I discovered this month’s article topic was on detachment and reverence and faith and hope, The Law of Allowing immediately came to my mind.  Now for those of you ... Read More »

25 Appreciations – By Louise Plant


I appreciate the dawning of every new day and the gifts and opportunities that each new day brings. I appreciate my body. I know it is my divine temple and I learn to treat it with the utmost respect and honour. I learn to become present in my body and I now appreciate when I do. I appreciate it when ... Read More »

I’m not a millionaire or Prime Minister

When I was a little kid I had ambitions to be the prime minister…I’m not entirely sure why, but it may have had something to do with the fact that my Grandfather kind of looked like Bob Hawke and was involved in agri-politics and I really looked up to him. I didn’t become prime minister, obviously – and I remember ... Read More »

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