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Endings are not the END – how to make transitions easy

From the beginning of our life we are going through periods  of beginning, blossoming and then ending. With every new triumph we have to let go the previously known ease of being. This becomes most obvious in our transition from childhood to becoming an adult. The teenage years are a challenge to all young people - and you might have some equivocal memories of your own as well. Marriage, your own children - who finally leave home, your professional life begins, changes, maybe ends all together. Your husband or wife leaves you for somebody else. Painful experiences, but yet, life goes on and we have a right to live it fully and not get stuck by what has happened by the actions of other people, not even if they are as close as the own family. Then your parents die, friends, your spouse or even your child - and now? Or you have to face your own death, your [...]

By |2017-05-25T17:22:32+01:00October 26th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Awakening the elephant in you – to your relationship with life

Considering the topic RELATIONSHIPS from a different perspective: What can our relationship with animals teach us about us and our relationship to ourselves and others? In this period this exact question shows up for me ever and ever again. Not by chance, I guess! Here a conversation with Sangita Iyer,(recording from our show "Connections Forum") a woman born in India in close contacts with elephants - and then, when she went to Canada and adopted the life in western civilization she completely forgot about them. Then, some years ago, coming back to India and being confronted with the reality there, she was touched deeply by the suffering of her beloved elephants and she decided to create a film "Gods in Chains" which will come out soon. Sangita since her return to India created a strong bond to elephants again and she understood much better than in childhood what humans can learn from them. So she created an [...]

By |2017-05-25T17:22:32+01:00October 8th, 2014|Blog, Relationships, Video|0 Comments