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Re-Initiation Into Hermetics — Part 1: Concentration & Meditation

For as long as we are incarnate, our minds and bodies are linked together in unfathomable ways, very deeply. We can safely give up any notions of mind-body duality; they are not two. 1,252 more words

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Re-Initiation Into Hermetics — Introduction

Years and years ago, I undertook the practice of Franz Bardon’s Initiation Into Hermetics (IIH for short). For those not familiar, you may find my introduction to that book here: … 233 more words

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When Awareness Fails: A story of Hope


I am part of a “Rare” group of people.

I am 1 in 100 000 people, and I have a Rare Disease.

There are two different kinds: … 266 more words


Why does sharing our story matter? Should we just tell friends and family or should we share with peers, colleagues and other sufferers too? 

Last week was Mental Health Awareness week (MHAW) and I have been very busy posting links on my Personal twitter and Facebook sites for mental health awareness but also to a much wider audience with the Mission Migraine Twitter Account that I run. 2,876 more words

You're giving me a bit of a migraine and other wrong uses of adjectives...

Last week I wrote a piece on mental health and chronic illness and how they are often co-morbid. Whilst researching the piece I found this striking image and after trying to fit it in to the post, decided that it was addressing too many issues on top of the ones I was already addressing. 1,009 more words

Autism - Raising Awareness & Giveaway

April is Autism Awareness Month. As you might already know, my daughter has a rare genetic condition, Isodicentric 15, which has contributed to her also living with Autism, along with other conditions such as  101 more words


Mental illness-the light at the end of the tunnel??

With every story of chronic illness comes a side order of mental illness. Some people, of course handle their situation better than others, managing to hold down a job and healthy relationships etc. 2,757 more words