When is enough, enough?

“Learn to go beyond your limits”. It’s a popular self-help mantra of many modern gurus. Our world seems full of people, books and billboards telling us we don’t need to live according to our limits. That instead we should push beyond them. I’m not going […]

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Learning your Limits

Almost four decades ago a book called “The Limits to Growth” was released. Funded by the Club of Rome it modeled the possible consequences of a rapidly growing population and the finite resources our environment can supply: it outlined limits. Yet the idea that growth […]

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The nature of change

In the last week I’ve really noticed how much longer the days are becoming. Where only a few weeks ago it felt like the nights were going on forever, now by a little after 5.30 in the morning the sky is filled with lovely golden […]

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India 2011: Let’s Moove

As promised, details of the India 2011 Tour are now live and online. Plans have changed slightly, and our three-week tour now fits neatly into 16 days. Check out the unique South India travel package David and I have put together. And if you can, […]

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Yoga at the Ballot Box

Regular readers of these articles know that I’m not in the habit of casting my weight around on affairs of state – some places, after all, should be havens from the mudslinging, fearmongering and spin that accompany political campaigns. In fact, I try to keep […]

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Garbage Out, Less Garbage In

I hope you’ll forgive me a moment of nostalgia, but I’ve had a very old Bjork song floating around in my head for the last week, and it won’t rest until I give it due attention. The song in question, or the fragment of it […]

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