Monday , 21 August 2017

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Books To Explore Forgiveness

Books to explore forgiveness

My People’s Dreaming by Max Dulumunum A rare, personal insight into the traditional teachings of an elder of the Yuin people (South Coast, NSW). ′Uncle′ Max, as he is widely known, has been sharing his cultural knowledge for over 30 years – in that time taking more than 6000 people from all walks of life onto country and explaining Aboriginal ... Read More »

Books For Understanding

Books to explore Understanding

Undersatnding Exposure by Bryan Peterson With more than 350,000 copies sold, Understanding Exposure has demystified the complex concepts of exposure for countless photographers. Now updated with current technologies, more than one hundred new images, and an all-new chapter, this new edition will inspire you more than ever to free yourself from “auto” and create the pictures you truly want. In ... Read More »

Books To Explore Truthfulness

Books to Explore Truthfulness

Truth and Truthfulness by Bernard Williams – BUY HERE What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? No philosopher is better suited to answer these questions than Bernard Williams. Writing with his characteristic combination of passion and elegant simplicity, he explores the value of truth ... Read More »

Is It Really The Truth?

Truthfulness. This is a fascinating word. From the onset it seems so straight forward. Just tell the truth. Tell what really is going on for you or what really happened to you. The Macquarie Dictionary says that ‘Truthfulness’ is conforming to truth, corresponding with reality, as a representation. It goes on to add that ‘Truth’ is conforming to fact or ... Read More »

The Peril and Power of Seeing Clearly

spectacles

Every two years I need a new pair of glasses.  I am now at that time again, and any day my new glasses will arrive in the post. When I put them on and look in the mirror or look at my children or at my house or at my spouse and my parents I’m going to be looking not ... Read More »

I’m Grateful There Are Smarter People Than Me #datadrought

I try not to watch the news too much, it sets me in a bad mindset for the day, but I just happened to catch a glimpse the other morning, of the new NBN Sky Muster going live into the sky and I immediately thought: “I am so grateful there are people out there smarter than me making this stuff happen so I ... Read More »

The R Word: Mis-purposed, Misleading and Making Our Kids Miserable

resilience acceptance

Don’t ask me how I managed this particular parenting fail. It was bought to my attention when our school principal called me. “There’s a school bike ride next Monday.” “Yes?” I said.  I had read the timetable for the school camp to be held the following week. “Rafi has just told his teacher he can’t ride a bike,” she said, ... Read More »

Books To Explore Acceptance

books explore acceptance

Overcoming Perfectionism by Ann Smith  Anything worth doing is worth doing well. Practice makes perfect. Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Failure is not an option. In today’s perfection-obsessed culture, these are the maxims we live by. Yet, the damage that they cause is stifling. Renowned author and pioneer of codependency treatment Ann W. Smith knows this first hand. ... Read More »

Podcast – The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New With Tamara Di Mattina

simplicity of buying nothing new connections and conversations

In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks to Tamara Di Mattina about Simplicity and Buy Nothing New Month. They explore questions including: The Simplicity of Buying Nothing New – how did ‘buy nothing new month get started’ – what’s your personal journey the simplicity of not always buying new things – is not ... Read More »

The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New!

Buy Nothing New A1

  The global movement for collective, conscious consumption started in Melbourne, and spread across the world, with pledgers from Newtown to New York, South Africa to South America. Good for us, our wallets our people and our planet, Buy Nothing New Month it’s easy, creative, fun and free. Sydney Morning Herald Business section ran a poll asking “is Buy Nothing ... Read More »

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