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Mindfulness and Meditation: Enjoy our free meditations

There are many available forms of mindfulness and meditation, each with some variation to help us expand our consciousness and bring a sense of connectedness to our lives. Mindfulness and meditation is a universal practice to help ease mental, emotional and physical stress, the most valuable part is that it is freely available to everybody, suitable to everybody, and for the most part, just requires intention and breath, very little else!  Here at The Possibility Project, we facilitate weekly meditation classes and our teachings are based on insight meditation. We take a topic of general interest, that is, a life theme that we might all associate with, we have a shared 'conversation' regarding how our conditioning, beliefs, cultures and customs might play...

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Catherine McAuley Alumnae Award for service. Acceptance speech.

Kim was awarded the Catherine McAuley Alumnae Award for 2020, this is part of her acceptance speech. We hope this serves as a reminder that often in the finding of one's purpose, one will naturally lose things too. It’s an honour to be here today and accept the Catherine McAuley Alumnae award, what a privilege to have so many of my wonderful friends from the class of 1985 here too, we had so many laughs over our six years, on the way in I joked with Sister Maria (Lawton) that it was nice to be back and not be in trouble, she quickly quipped it was nice to not have to dob me in! Needless to say I was a...

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Fashion and mental health: It’s time to mend our mess.

Photo Credit: @india_stibilj x the syndicate A recent study conducted by the US Center for Disease Control, which compared suicide rates among occupations, confirmed a strong correlation between working in the fashion industry and developing mental illnesses (we see you nodding fashion friends). The fashion industry has a problem. But what we also need to talk about is the strong relationship between fashion consumption and mental health. All markets are two sides of the same coin, so let’s go beyond the business side for a moment and start talking how you, the consumer, can create greater wellbeing through your relationship with fashion.Our fashion habits may well be a mirror to our thoughts. I read a simple statement recently, ‘a resilient...

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