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The Foundation acknowledges the central role of positive thoughts and feelings, compassion and kindness in maintaining wellbeing and preventing illness. Through publications, experiential learning, talks, and networking, the Foundation provides opportunities to further such approaches among individuals and professionals.
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Health and Healing
It strengthens our self-image, such as to enable the mind to become steady in the face of life’s challenges, and the body to stay within the limits of healthy function.
We are more vulnerable to suffering and disease when we identify ourselves with the physical aspects of reality, including the body, relationships, and the actions we perform. This is because everything of the physical world is in a state of constant flux. Faced with loss (or the threat of loss) of external support over which we have little or no control, we are liable to become fearful and defensive. People and situations then weigh heavily upon us. Prolonged negative feelings drain us of confidence and strength and are a common cause of many types of illness.
When we focus on the positive side of what it means to be human, experiencing shared values such as love, peace, and joy, we move towards a state of resilience and strength which promotes healing and health.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of nurses and doctors rushing round, the sound of bleeps going off and milling parents, some smiling, some looking very anxious, small islands of silence can be found where people sit calmly with their hands on their laps and a look of serenity on their...
The Foundation’s work was featured in the December 2018 issue of the YOGA Magazine. The magazine donates a free page of editorial to highlight deserving charities to their readers. We thank the Martin Gill, Assistant Editor, YOGA magazine, for giving us this opportunity. See article and cover page of the...
‘GOODBYE, SORRY, THANK YOU, I LOVE YOU’ So successful was the Shining Light on Death one-day programme in July 2018 that an evening follow-up event was held on 21st November 2018 to allow for more conversations on the taboo subject of death and dying. Leaflet of the event: Please click here ...