When People Ask Me

“When people ask me, “How did you get interested in animals and nature?” I reply, “How on earth did you lose your interest in animals and nature?” – David Attenborough

Papiroflexia

Papiroflexia (Spanish for “Origami”) is the short animated tale of Fred, a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands. Beautiful!

Even a Blade of Grass

“The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” -Henry Miller

Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed

Nurse Reveals the Top 5 Regrets People Make On Their Deathbed

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learnt never to underestimate […]

Do You Believe in Life After Delivery?

In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replies, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.” “Nonsense,” says the other. “There is no life after delivery. What […]

Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco schools

Schools in SF that adopted a mandatory ‘Quiet Time’ (“Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for 10 seconds, shut their eyes and try to clear their minds”) saw dramatic changes in everything: grades improved, suspensions fell, crimes reduced, children were happier.. all that good stuff […]

The December 2012 Shift Explained

“If the entire event of 2012 were to be drawn symbolically, it would look very much as this: The green area are the ‘Worlds’, both this one and the one to come. The violet symbol (which is also reminiscent of the Orion/Osiris constellation) is the symbol of the merging of the two ‘worlds’. The blue […]