An unexpected thing happened today. I did a headstand during my yoga practice. This might not sound unusual for someone who does a reasonable amount of yoga, however I haven’t tried...

Environmentalists should embrace materialism. Bet you didn’t expect me to make that claim, but I mean it. Materialism needs to be appreciated, just in a radically different way. Materialism in the...

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper” W.B. Yeats In my last post I discussed the effects on our nervous system and resulting...

As the cool water envelopes my feet I sense my continuity with the water, indeed with all of life. I am home exactly where I am. This was a thought I...

Of all the things I passionately believe in, the power of deep experience is right up there. In fact, a large part of my commitment to Slow comes from an appreciation...

Right at the end of 2014 I found out that I did not secure a scholarship to continue with my PhD in 2015. Needless to say this news put a little...

Slow yourself down to natural rhythms with a weekend getaway in Margaret River. This Weekend of Natural Renewal will be held November 28-30 2014, when I return from undertaking training in...

One of our Slow Principles is about honouring natural rhythms and cycles. The winter season is part of our annual cycle that is more and more getting overlooked with the manic...

Einstein said “make a problem as simple as possible but no simpler.” This is a fine balancing act, especially dealing with a complex problem when you cannot know all the factors...