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Motherhood: what I learnt when I became a mother
Exploring motherhood lessons and the myth that to be a good mother you need to be self-sacrificing.
Motherhood, Parenting, Raising children, Self-love, Breastfeeding, Children
Are you fit for life? Part 2
Being fit for life – what does that mean. Have we got fitness wrong, and or, is it falling well short of the real mark?
Body awareness, Self-love, Fitness, Lifestyle diseases, Healthy living
Relationship or arrangement, what is the difference?
There is an old saying, you can never have too many friends, however when it comes to relationships it is all about quality, not quantity. The difference between a relationship and an arrangement becomes apparent when we start to reveal these qualities.
The beauty of loving women. Women loving and honouring women is a lost art – be reminded how glorious it is.
This article gently talks us through what has gotten in the way of women loving women and how we can support each other to bring back our true sense of self-worth that we all innately know but often can’t connect to.
Self-love, Relationships, Sexiness, Confidence, Women's health
The body of self-care
Have you ever wanted to free yourself from the disempowering pressure and constant self-criticism of needing to have the ‘perfect body’? This is one woman’s account of how she reclaimed herself from the clutches of bulimia.
What to wear ... you’re not wearing that, are you?
The power of words and what holding onto hurtful abusive comments does to our sense of self and the way we think about ourselves.
A body image lie: "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels."
Starving to be skinny, poor body image, constant comparison with photoshopped bodies destroys our self confidence.
Learning to lose weight by making more loving choices
Denise describes how she dieted most of her life and her weight went up and down constantly. It was not until she started to make more loving choices by listening to her body that she stopped dieting and her weight stabilised
Is disease just physical?
Have you ever wondered whether there was more to disease than just your physical body? Read on to find out.
Medical treatment, Self-love, Well-being, Disease, Body awareness
How love benefits your health
Love is who we are – it is our natural essence. Allowing love to flow in our body can be the strongest, most effective medicine in this world.
Do I still feel beautiful?
An amazing article about how the food we eat affects how beautiful we feel.
Nursing, me and Serge Benhayon
A mini-story, presenting how knowing Serge Benhayon has inspired the development of self-care and has made the transition to full-time work joyful.
Work life balance, Returning to work, Self-love, Testimonials, Shift work, Ill health
Understanding anxiety and replenishing a woman's self-worth
Globally the rates of anxiety amongst women have become increasingly seen as ‘normal’. How can this situation be turned around so that women regain a sense of their self-worth and self-confidence?
What is healing?
What is healing and does it really fix stuff? Why is healing more powerful than a cure?
Valentine’s day – is this a true expression of love?
Valentine’s Day is the one day we celebrate love but what if we were to celebrate love every day and how much deeper would our relationships be?
Finding a new lover
Looking for a new lover? How do you find ‘the one’, the new lover that will love you all your life?
This series of free audios looks at what sort of exercise our body would really like if asked. You might be surprised at the answer!
Serge Benhayon – presenting true healing and breaking all the moulds
Serge Benhayon breaking all the moulds, a man of true honour and dedication, a man who offers true healing.
Acceptance, Motherhood, Self-love, Self-worth, Healthy relationships
Infertility and appreciating the true woman
Mariette Reineke shares her experience with infertility and coming to appreciate the loveliness of the woman she truly is, as inspired by a Reading from Serge Benhayon
Esoteric Women's Health, Nurturing, Universal Medicine, Self-love, Acceptance, Infertility, Motherhood
No longer ‘holding back’ in life
Cherise Holt shares how a Reading from Serge Benhayon had a pivotal impact on her life in opening up to her full potential and the limitless possibilities changing the very way she viewed herself.
Self-care: The bridge back to Universal Love
We think of self-care as something we need to do, so that our human body can function better. There is a basic truth to this, but what if self-care is just not an end in itself but a doorway, a bridge back to the magnificence of who we truly are, to Universal Love?
The suicide rate in older women: a real women’s health issue
What if the rate of suicide in older women was not a symptom of the ‘ageing’ process per se, but rather was far more multifaceted in terms of contributing factors?
Gentle Breath Meditation®: the warmest embrace comes from within
Michelle shares how the support of doing the Gentle Breath Meditation® has changed her life
Coming back to the real and true me
A Treatise on Consciousness - a testimonial by Amina Tumi.
Building love in our life
In our October 2016 Audio of the Month Serge Benhayon describes the process of how we can all establish and forever deepen our love.
Healthy habits and healthy lifestyle tips
We all want to live in a way that supports healthy habits and means a healthy lifestyle. Read how we can reduce cardiovascular disease, lung disease and obesity by developing healthy habits.
Healthy living, Health, Self-love, Lifestyle, Lifestyle diseases
Bringing self-worth out of hiding
My true self-worth is now out of hiding; I’ve come a long way in silencing my harsh inner critic, and I love that who I am now is so authentic and real.
You, family and self-care
Do you ever wonder why being with family impacts on our ability to be our true selves? So why do we do the opposite when we are around them?
Discovering the missing ingredient in my life
‘On the outside my life appeared to be successful and happy, but underneath I felt unsettled, like something was missing’. Lorraine shares how she rediscovered the missing ingredient that transformed her life.
Being your own valentine - real love begins with YOU!
Most of us can relate to wanting to feel special, adored or loved on Valentines Day. But what is it we are really wanting and seeking? What does Valentines Day reveal about the quality of our relationship with self, and others?
Self-love, Self-worth, Self-empowerment, Self-esteem, Valentine's Day
Are we choosing food to reduce the amazing being we are?
Are we eating to shine or dull our light? This video explores why we purposely choose foods to dull ourselves.
Oops! Embracing our mistakes is self-care
Giving ourselves a hard time for the mistakes we’ve made is just another form of self-abuse. Could celebrating them for the learning they bring be part of our self-care?
The simplicity of the esoteric
In our August 2019 Audio of the Month Serge Benhayon presents the simplicity of the esoteric and how we want to avoid facing the choices we have made.
Self-Care: the key to success in University
Danielle’s experience at university shows that there is much more to academic success than top marks.
Menstruation and menstrual cycles – more than just inconvenient bleeding?
You’ve likely recorded your menstrual cycle on a calendar just to know when it’s due next right? But have you ever reflected on and recorded how you feel on and around your period ...
Menstrual cycle, Menstrual pain, Women's health, Human body, Stress, Self-love
Losing weight on my self-love program
A personal story of losing weight almost as a side product of the deep healing and self-acceptance from a self-love program.
A skin rash tells its story
What if a skin rash could tell its story of what it’s like being a rash all over its host – that is, a human body? Joan Calder offers us this tantalising article and insight into how she overcame a painful skin rash and what she learnt along the way about herself.
Inflammation, Self-love, Healing, Human body, Health conditions, Ill health
Heart disease – is it all about love?
Facts and causes of heart disease and what you can do to help yourself.
Heart disease, Lifestyle diseases, Inflammation, Self-love, Inner-heart, Ill health
Sailing around the world... to come home to myself
Rosie grew up on a yacht, sailing around the world, only to find that the home she was truly searching for lay waiting for her, all along...
Education, Healing, Therapies, Universal Medicine, Healthy diet, Self-love, Massage, Career
The better life
How often do we look the other way when tragedy strikes others? If we are striving to maintain a comfortable life, is it only the proximity of a tragedy that can stir us?
The self-care ‘diet’
How the humble pie of “self-care” can be the answer to the Western world’s obesity epidemic.
Burnout ... is this an epidemic?
This article discusses the epidemic that our mental health system currently faces with stress burnout in our mental health professionals
Hurt, Mental health, Overwhelm, Self-love, Universal Medicine, Burnout
When does exercise become abuse?
Exercise – we either love it or hate it! But in what quality of energy are we actually exercising, and when does the line get crossed and exercise becomes abuse?
Ovarian cancer – what’s happening to women? Reading the signs
What is happening to women today? We have access to the answers to all our woes, all we have to do is ask the question and the answer is always there waiting to be read.
Alcohol, Hardness, Cancer, Self-love, Connective tissue, Women's health
Paddling like the dickens in hospitality
The hot-headed chef is a well known icon, but how truly hospitable is the hospitality industry that prizes keeping up appearances over all else?
Self-empowerment, Self-love, Stress, Shift work, Anxiety, Connection
A deeper look at contraction In relationships
How do we stay with love when one person in a relationship loses their way, is not themselves, or feels out of sorts and contracted, withdrawn or disconnected? In this short video Annette and Gabe present a way forward on this challenging subject that all relationships come up against.
Relationships, Acceptance, Healthy relationships, Love, Self-love, Confidence, Relationship problems
Too beautiful for ice-cream
We often reach for food when tired, hungry or looking for a reward. Do we ever stop and wonder what we are nourishing? What if we are too beautiful for ice-cream?
About Serge Benhayon
The first to teach about energetic integrity and energetic responsibility and the real effect this has on our life – Serge Benhayon’s readings inspire a true way of living for humanity. This short biography of Serge Benhayon introduces his remarkable life and works.
Gentle breath, Ageless Wisdom, Love, Self-love, Universal Medicine, Soul
Lifestyle diseases (the way we live)
Lifestyle diseases account for 80% of all major chronic illness and disease. Is it possible there is a way to live that keeps us fit and healthy?
Self-love, Empowerment, Lifestyle diseases, Lifestyle, Healing, Death, Healthy living
Prince charming vs true love
Romance and true Love are two very different things. True Love is not something to be found ‘out there’ with an idealistic Prince Charming, but comes from within through the deep care and love of ourselves first.
The identification of dealing drugs
Growing up, drugs were never really spoken about; they were considered bad and for those who did not achieve much in life. Yet among my extended family, drug use was commonplace.
Rachael Kane – 'In Full Bloom' album review
Melbourne based singer/songwriter Rachael Kane is back with a new album. In Full Bloom is a collection of beautifully crafted pop songs and delicate spacious ballads that ponder life’s big questions.
Before and after: Angela Perin
At the age of 48, I am feeling more beautiful, sexier and more comfortable in my body than I have ever felt thanks to The Way of The Livingness.
Self-empowerment, Self-love, Work life balance, Raising children, Universal Medicine
Being sexy … It’s not about sex!
Being Sexy … It’s Not About Sex! Karin Becker shares how Being Sexy is so much more than the shape of our body or the clothes that we wear … The discussion unlocks the Key to True Beauty and the understanding that it is available to us all !
Beauty tips, Beauty myths, Sex appeal, Sexiness, Essence, Self-love, Body image
The fragility within self-empowerment
As women we don’t usually associate fragility with self-love, self-nurturing, and self-empowerment, but have we been on the wrong track for so long that we’ve lost sight of what it really means to feel our fragility?
The Gentle Breath Meditation® – How it has supported me to feel again
Karen shares how her experience with the Gentle Breath Meditation® has allowed her to feel at ease within herself and in life.
The silent abuse – leaving an abusive marriage
Emotional abuse is subtle and easier to push aside because there are no obvious bruises, yet it is equally as crushing as physical abuse. One woman’s story of leaving behind an abusive relationship and claiming back her true power.
Abuse, Relationships, Self-love, Break up, Bullying, Domestic violence, Empowerment, Relationship problems
Is it normal to be bored in a relationship?
How do we keep love alive? Getting bored in a relationship is something many people experience. So why do we find ourselves empty and needing to ‘re-fill’ so regularly?
Communication, Intimacy, Love, Marriage, Connection, Romance, Self-love, Tension, Healthy relationships
Exercise and Newton’s 3rd Law
Newton’s third law of motion, “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction” considers the measure of force that returns to our body in movement. What does this actually mean?
Rejection and relationships
How do you deal with rejection? Are you rejected by others first, or do you actually set yourself up to be rejected?
Acceptance, Healthy relationships, Rejection, Relationships, Self-love
Ashamed of being fat?
Ashamed of being fat or failing at dieting may stop you from losing weight. Failing at dieting is not something to be ashamed about. Honouring yourself can be a new way to look at weight loss.
10 things the diet industry don’t want you to know
The diet industry knows its products fail, yet sells an image of a thinner happier life. It is a false sell. The way we look at our bodies as fat is a body image issue, not a fat issue. We have a giving-up crisis, not an obesity crisis.
Discovering self-care and bringing it into my life
“The way I had lived seemed quite normal to me. I had no concept that in fact I was living in a way that was disregarding to me and everyone else.”
Ageless Wisdom, Livingness, Self-love, Therapies, Universal Medicine
Choosing our way out of depression
One person’s experience with depression — How they found their choices resulted in depletion and therefore depression, and how they made choices that supported them out of it.
Acceptance, Awareness, Depression, Self-love, Body awareness, Mental health, Healthy living
A real women’s revolution is beckoning us forward
History tells us the sexual revolution has already happened but this article on the real women’s revolution questions how it has really impacted women having sex, their lives, relationships and place in the world.
Empowerment, Feminism, Sex, Self-empowerment, Self-love, Gender equality
Natural or normal – how are you living?
How do we go from being lovely full expressing babies with no inhibitions to living life considered, calculated for risk and control? Why is our normal so far from the joy we have as babies?
From feeling a victim to living a joyful life
Regina shares that when she was growing up, she felt totally misunderstood and a victim of life. So, she learnt to shut down; to shut herself away from a world that she found way too hard to live in.
Three great reasons to ditch your New Year's resolutions before you even make them and how to make true change instead ...
How often do we make New Year resolutions to get ourselves fit and well only to find they we have made ourselves empty promises again? This article challenges this yearly practice by offering another way to make lasting change in our lives.
Behaviour, Body awareness, Weight, Self-love, Well-being, Harmony, Nurturing, Weight-loss
Finding my way out of mental illness
I saw the world as a harsh scary place where you had to be tough in order to survive, and I didn’t see how gentleness could help me survive it.
Who do you move for?
Slumped in grumpy posture or standing bursting with joy… what comes first – how we feel or how we move?
Drinking alcohol & my lack of self-worth
I can remember my last hangover like it was yesterday… My last hangover felt exactly the same as my first hangover, yet I drank consistently for 19 years.
Being Single – are we still special without that ‘special someone’?
An exposé on societal conventions to get ‘coupled up’ and ‘settled down’ – the not so subtle pressures that frequently play out in family situations and at dinner party conversations in true Bridget Jones’ Diary style.
Single, Relationships, Healthy relationships, Romance, Self-love
What if self-care was the foundation of sex education?
Responding or reacting? Sex and relationship education within the bigger picture of true wellbeing in life.
Relationships, Intimacy, Making love, Self-love, Education, Abuse
What does it mean to be a man?
One man on a journey and his jarring experience of manhood and the poison laid down in what it is being a man.
Gender equality, Healthy relationships, Rejection, Self-love
The unveiling of the true woman within
Desiree shares her development from complete desolation and disconnection back to the beautiful unfolding reflection of her true tender self.
Abuse, Alcohol, Hardness, Career, Healthy relationships, Self-love, Universal Medicine, Women's health, Relationship problems
Studying a PhD with a difference makes a difference
Can there be a simple and nurturing way to study without ending up frazzled? Absolutely! The Way of The Livingness and Teachings of Serge Benhayon offer a new way – one where self-care is at the forefront, and with self-care as our foundation, even the sky is not the limit with what we can accomplish.
A blog about sugar, misery and love
Most people know that sugar is a poison. Sugar controls us because we are lacking awareness and understanding
Awareness, Connection, Conscious presence, Exhaustion, Gentleness, Healing, Self-love, Sugar, Tenderness
Hot Dogs, Men & Self-Care
Who is the expert on self-care when a ‘hot’ dog and a ‘hot’ man are faced with a rather hot and sticky situation?
Making sense of life
What was the purpose behind life in general? . . I just knew that there had to be more. A much bigger picture, which really made sense, was now beginning to unfold for me.
Do we really care?
What is the freedom, prosperity and success we are subscribing to, when we are ruled by a so-called free market that works with a license to harm?
Accountability, Ageing, Health conditions, Relationships, Self-love
Painful sex or making love post menopause?
Painful sex after menopause is accepted by many women as ‘just the way it is’. What if understanding the difference between making love and having sex was an important key to remedying this situation?
Before and after love
I have a powerful memory of love. I was about 2 years old and sitting on my grandfather’s lap with the sun streaming through the nearby window.
Making choices around unplanned pregnancy
How do we work through the challenging decisions we face when an unplanned pregnancy occurs? The way in which we process this experience is crucial so that we can avoid the turmoil or blame, and simply look at what is there to be looked at, and feel the truth that arises…
Post Natal Depression - A Health Stop
Post natal depression is nature’s way of stopping you from continuing a way of living that does not confirm and boost who you are.
Motherhood, Pregnancy, Depression, Birth, Self-love, Self-worth
What’s self-love got to do with pregnancy and stillbirth?
Experiencing a stillbirth is difficult for women and those around them. Yet, healing from the experience may not as impossible as it seems.
Self-care the path to awareness and the true self
The benefits of self-care are numerous and significant, however, the personal benefits are not an 'end point' but a path to deeper awareness and connection to self.
Self-love, Body awareness, Connection, Livingness, Well-being
A view to understanding self-care for men
Men are generally reluctant to devote the time to care for themselves in many aspects of their life. The men in the video below provide another perspective on self-care and how they incorporate it into their day-to-day lives.
Tenderness, Self-love, Body awareness, Connection, Lifestyle
The 6 best ways to lose weight authentically (hint: it doesn’t involve fad diets or gym memberships)
I recently lost nearly 15 kilos. Although really I didn’t lose anything at all – I gained my shape back. It wasn’t with a celebrity diet or with a punishing gym schedule.
Same sex relationships part 2 - love is love
In part 2 of this conversation three same sex couples share their wisdom on being true to yourself, and what it is to have loving relationships.
Gay, Healthy relationships, Love, Same sex relationships, Self-love, Teenagers
The teachings and tools for a true relationship
I understood that the massive falling in love I experienced at the start of a relationship was not love at all, but what we call attraction.
Self-care to self-love – another platform?
Pain offered me a deeper platform and showed me how to move from self-care to self-love.
Human body, Pain, Responsibility, Returning to work, Self-love
What it is to be a sexy, sassy, spunky woman
Can we be sexy, sassy, spunky women at any age? How a young woman inspires another woman to go from being Miss Angry to deeply loving and knowing herself, and becoming the sexy, sassy, spunky woman she is.
The self-empowerment nature of self-love
Why does the word no to being offered alcohol sound like yes to others? In our Audio of the Month for December 2021 find out how empowering it is when we say yes to ourselves.
Is it really self-care?
Self-care is usually viewed as an opportunity to pamper or console ourselves every now and then, but why aren’t the effects lasting?
Body awareness, Connection, Self-love, Self-worth, Well-being
Self Care – it isn’t what you think
Could self-care be as simple as connecting with and feeling what your body needs in any given moment?
Flow, cycles and rituals at work
The symptoms of exhaustion, lethargy or the simple and very common feeling of discontentment are a normalised phenomenon in our work-places. But does it really have to be this way?