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Charlie Chaplin The Great Dictator

The power of voice – Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator

Charlie Chaplin's speech at the end of The Great Dictator is as meaningful now as it was in 1940. Chaplin is commonly recognised for his humorous silent performances – silly walks and hat tricks – but
100 Days Project 2016

100 days since lockdown

It's been 100 days since New Zealand went into level 4 lockdown. I've been keeping track. It's been a major shakeup for some, in particular for those who are still facing uncertainty. One day — in a
strong community

Build your community with these 8 types of people

The key to a healthy and fulfilled life is a sense of community. Having a strong network of people is an important factor in adult development. Here are eight types of people to look for in your
transitioning out of lockdown

Anxiety and fear when transitioning out of lockdown

After a seven-week isolation period, we can’t expect to be unchanged by these unusual circumstances, for better or worse. Some people may be experiencing anxiety and fear when transitioning out of
overcome envy when the grass is greener

How to overcome envy when the grass looks greener

Though we know envy to be one of the seven deadly sins, we are programmed to compare ourselves to others — whether by nature or conditioning. So how do we begin to overcome envy?
self-care in isolation

Self care in isolation – For the good of the community

How can we practice self-care in isolation? How do we ensure our community is cared for in a time of uncertainty? Anxiety and fear need to be channelled into compassion and care.

A.J. Jacobs on The Moth podcast – Double Exposure

Listen to A.J. Jacobs on the Moth podcast, describing his experience with sexual objectification. Beneath the layers of humour, he explains what he learnt about societal expectations for women.
Sonder - everyone has a story

SONDER: Everyone has a story

Sonder: The realisation that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. Everyone has a story.

Eco-conscious behavioural changes

Here are nine small eco-conscious behavioural changes I’ve made in my world over the last few years, as a minor contribution to the health of the greater world. These aren’t revolutionary new ideas,
Contemporary Yoga Teacher Training 2016

My yoga teacher training experiences

In 2016, I decided to pursue one of my greatest passions with yoga teacher training. Initially, my yoga practice was results-driven, building physical strength and flexibility. Over time, this
you're not wrong

What if you’re not wrong?

What is it that we fear about being wrong? Momentary embarrassment? Inadequacy? Perceived lack of competency? Distrust in our abilities? Vulnerability and receptivity are the seeds of opportunity to
Waipu Cove, Yoga & Social

Waipu Cove: Yoga & Social event

Sun shining, waves crashing, gorgeous view and wonderful company. Moving, stretching, strengthening and balancing... connecting with breath... blissful. Nothing quite compares to being at one with