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By Paul Walton. First published in The Nanaimo Daily News, May 19, 2012 The Illuminated Heart: Perspectives on East-West Psychology and Thought by Jock McKeen & Ben Wong, 448 pages The Haven Institute Press. Available from The Haven and on amazon.com Rudyard Kipling's famous line "East is east...Read more
To celebrate the graduation of the 2012 students in the Haven International Diploma in Leadership and Counselling, here are some photos of the occasion and a short article from Celia Wei and Sean Feng of Haiwen, our partners in China. Led by Linda Nicholls, assisted by Leslie Whyte, Gloria Doran,...Read more
In recent years, Haven leaders have provided training for staff of Huawei Technologies in its offices all over the world. Recently Sun Yafang, Chairman of Huawei, received recognition for her position as a role model for women and girls in ICT. She was one of three laureates awarded the 2012 World...Read more
This is intended to be a daily record of the International Holistic Centres Gathering 2012 which is taking place at Finhorn in Scotland. It’s being written by me, Rachel Davey, representing The Haven at the Gathering. Today is the last full day of the Centres Gathering. In some ways it feels like I...Read more
This is intended to be a daily record of the International Holistic Centres Gathering 2012 which is taking place at Finhorn in Scotland. It’s being written by me, Rachel Davey, representing The Haven at the Gathering. This evening all of the Centres Gathering participants gathered with the Findhorn...Read more
This is intended to be a daily record of the International Holistic Centres Gathering 2012 which is taking place at Finhorn in Scotland. It’s being written by me, Rachel Davey, representing The Haven at the Gathering. I have finally managed to put some photos of our tour of Findhorn Park, not on...Read more
This is intended to be a daily record of the International Holistic Centres Gathring 2012 which is taking place at Finhorn in Scotland. It's being written by me, Rachel Davey, representing The Haven at the Gathering. We spent the first half of day 2 touring the original Findhorn campus, known as...Read more
It's now the end of day 1 of the Centres Gathering and it's been a full first day! I had hoped to do the right thing by the environment and travel up by train, but it was so expensive it was not an option. So, after landing at Inverness airport I decided to catch the bus (two in fact) to Findhorn...Read more
It's the day before I set off to Findhorn for the Centres Gathering , and I thought I'd write a post mainly to make sure that the technology works! We (me and the kids) arrived in England a couple of days ago, and have been 'adjusting' ever since. We are staying with my mum in the house I was born...Read more
It's always great to see the kind of hard work and dedication that our Unplugged Volunteers put in. Here are a few shots of their work and previews of some of the improvements you'll see after this Unplugged. Thank you again to all our Volunteers.Read more

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