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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
A Reading of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets by Jock McKeen Nanaimo Harbourfront Library | May 4, 2012, 6.15 pm for a start at 6:30 sharp | Free admission Part of Crimson Coast Dance Society's Four Quartets performance and workshops We hope you'll attend! T.S. Eliot's poetry is often quoted, but usually...Read more
By Chris Finlayson I hate going running. I really do. And that's a problem, because I love running. Let me explain. If I could be magically transported from the warmth of my bed, or the comfort of my very cushy (too cushy) office chair onto the road in full stride, I'd be apt to run every day. But...Read more
by Jock McKeen and Bennet Wong. Ben and Jock's latest book The Illuminated Heart: Perspectives on East-West Psychology and Thought is available now from The Haven. Here Ben and Jock reflect on writing the book they describe as a "culmination of our investigations and adventures." This book was...Read more
By Louise Gallagher Louise has two great blogs: Recover Your Joy and A Year of Making a Difference. Here she writes about her recent experience at Come Alive. I spent a week in the magic and wonder of Gabriola Island, taking a course at The Haven. To the sounds of the waves lapping at the shore,...Read more
By Philip Winkelmans Ph.D "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Albert Einstein The power of imagination Imagination is one of our most powerful mental tools. Just think of the power of something as simple as the Placebo Effect, which...Read more
By Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen. Ben and Jock are the founders of The Haven. Their latest book The Illuminated Heart: Perspectives on East-West Psychology and Thought will be available from The Haven at the beginning of May 2012. Haven's word for 2012 is "energy." For decades, many have been tempted...Read more