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L E T T E R from Jac – Zen Wednesday

‘You have to go further. You have to demonstrate the answer. You have to embody the answer. You have to show the Zen master how you live fully in the […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Tao Tuesday

The Tao Te Ching states: “Simplicity, patience, compassion.These three are your greatest treasures.Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.Patient with both friends and enemies,you accord […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Simplicity

We only recently received our shipment of things that we packed in early February to London. Since then we lived on a few suitcases worth of things, like Goldilocks’ bears, […]

L E T T E R from Emily – Win The Race

This is a little note to remind us to slow down and make room for the simplicity in life. I can certainly be one to over complicate, read into and […]

L E T T E R from Emily – What “Should” I Do?

I’m writing this letter for anyone who has ever found themselves caught in the perfectionist loop, the spiral of Instagram comparisons and the slope of procrastination. We call our devices […]

L E T T E R from Emily – The Four Agreements

“Death is not the biggest fear we have;our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive” – Don Miguel Ruiz In his book, ‘The Four Agreements’ Don Miguel Ruiz […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Nature Is My Religion

I don’t have an official religion, but my temple is the ocean. My altars are the trees. Animals are my teachers. And the seasons have taught me an immense amount. […]

L E T T E R – Conditions on Behaviours

Being only a few short days to Christmas, I thought this quote was utterly perfect, as soon most of us will be on a holiday of some sort, that usually […]

L E T T E R – The Two Wings

As an enthusiast (someone with obsessive tendencies coupled with deep excitement), Arran is always nervous when I start getting into something. It’s been a year of my dabbling with tea […]

L E T T E R – The Simplicity of Meditation

Meditation these days is a name for a lot of different things, a lot of which is not meditation. Something can be meditative, like running or swimming, but it’s not […]

L E T T E R – Some Thoughts On Overwhelm

Wow, this weeks’ Letters seem to have really triggered a lot of thought and reflection from many of you!! So, in the acceptance of the overwhelm I felt this week, […]

Why Meditate?

So why meditate? People learn this technique for a large range of personal reasons. Some want to be more creative and diverse in their thinking, others want to reduce or […]